News

2016

Meet Phila.’s first female prisons chief
Philly.com, April 26, 2016

What I Told the Attorney General and the HUD Secretary About My Criminal Record
Talk Poverty, April 25, 2016

National Reentry Week: Research on Supporting Reentering Individuals and Their Families
U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, April 25, 2016

National Reentry Week: An Essential Part of Our Mission
U.S. Department of Justice, April 25, 2016

Education Department Announces New Tools to Support Successful Reentry for Formerly Incarcerated Youth and Adults
U.S. Department of Education, April 25, 2016

US to States: Make It Easier for Ex-Prisoners to Obtain IDs
ABC News, April 25, 2016

Improving Reproductive Care for Women in Jail Is Not an Impossible Task
ReWire News, April 24, 2016

Prisoners shouldn’t face a ‘second sentence’ when they’re released
AL.com, April 24, 2016

Weekly Presidential Address: Building a Fairer and More Effective Criminal Justice System
The White House, April 23, 2016

Pres. Obama previews new criminal justice reforms on prisoner re-entry
CBS News, April 23, 2016

Transform Rockford: Nonprofit key in rallying community to cut crime by aiding parolees
Rockford Register Star, April 23, 2016

State Ending Prisoner-Assistance Program in Broward
Florida Politics, April 22, 2016

Christie: Cunningham and I met to work on expungement law reform
Hudson County View, April 19, 2016

Airport security plan could hurt ex-convicts seeking jobs, Booker says
NJ.com, April 8, 2016

Pennsylvania State Parole Board Holds Philadelphia Reentry Program Graduation
PR Newswire, April 5, 2016

Judge Lerner excited about move to Kenney administration
Philadelphia Inquirer, March 3, 2016

A Reckoning in Philadelphia
The Atlantic, March 3, 2016

Philadelphia RISE: Forging A Better Connection With Ex-Offenders
The Textizen Blog, March 2, 2016

More must be done for prisoner re-entry, officials say
NJ.com, February 18, 2016

City Holds Visioning Session to Revamp Prisoner Re-entry Program
WIFR.com, February 17, 2016

Criminal Justice Program Hosts Panel on Prisoner Reentry
Seton Hall University, February 17, 2016

A job or The Jungle? State must help more ex-prisoners adapt
The Seattle Times, February 14, 2016

Life after prison: Programs seek to give purpose, guidance
The Alton Telegraph, February 8, 2016

Council Approves Panel to Study Criminal Justice Reforms
The Philadelphia Tribune, February 4, 2016

Council’s Criminal Justice Reform Committee Named
Philly.com, February 4, 2016

CSKT program helps tribal members adjust to life after prison
Missoulian, February 4, 2016

Phila. Prosecutor to Lead Obama’s Pardon Unit
Philly.com, February 3, 2016

Special Report: Life after Release
WAVY News, February 1, 2016

Jobs for people leaving prison benefit us all
Ocala Star-Banner, January 31, 2016

Second Chances, Greener Pastures
Philadelphia Daily News, January 28, 2016

Program aims to improve job prospects of former inmates while sprucing up Philly
NewsWorks, January 27, 2016

Expungement bill championed by Harris poised to become law
Rep. Jordan A. Harris, January 27, 2016

United States Supreme Court Rules Miller V. Alabama Is Retroactive
Equal Justice Initiative, January 25, 2016

Life After Prison: Looking for Work
The Crime Report, January 25, 2016

10 Facts About Women in Jails
American Jail Association, January 8, 2016

Philadelphia Aims To Reduce Prison Population In Next Three Years
CBS, January 7, 2016

2015

Charting improvements to Philly’s court system
Philly.com, December 30, 2015

Mayor signs executive order banning prison rape in Philadelphia
NewsWorks.org, December 21, 2015

VA Program Helps Incarcerated Veterans Transition Back Into Society
NPR, December 9, 2015

Kenney says the city should hire ex-offenders
Philadelphia Daily News, November 09, 2015

Kenney talks up his coming administration
Philly.com, November 08, 2015

New York Film Program Gives Inmates Tools For Reentry
TribecaFilm.com, November 02, 2015

President Obama Announces New Actions to Promote Rehabilitation and Reintegration for the Formerly- Incarcerated
The White House, November 02, 2015

Loretta Lynch Announces $53 Million Grant For Prisoner Reentry Programs
Essence, October 02, 2015

Reduce recidivism and help people with reentry
Philly.com, September 16, 2015

Fatherhood Enrichment Program Sponsors Back-to-School Party
RISE, August 23, 2015

Roots to Re-Entry plants a seed
Philadelphia Inquirer, June 20, 2015

News items from 2014 and earlier are located in the RISE News Archive

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