How low are we willing to drop the bar?
criminal justice reform
Created by PPD members, the Hub for Juvenile Justice Services would change how children are treated at point of entry to the justice system.
It appears the movement is successful only when Meek Mill is freed, not when policies which damage communities, like cash bail, are reversed.
By electing Mr. Krasner as the Democratic nominee for District Attorney, Philadelphia showed it doesn’t just want change, but has changed.
Experiencing humility and inspiration at the White House.
Philadelphia’s Mayor and Police Commissioner favor diversion over imprisonment. They will aim to reduce the jail population and reform the criminal justice system.
Mrs. Clinton, who suggested that police violence can feel like terrorism, wants to end arrests for low-level offenses.
The stigma around being a returning citizen, or a person with a criminal record, causes a marginalization from society that, unfortunately, has not been mitigated, as have sentencing and drug laws.
They have dismissed almost completely the issues of police and criminal justice reform and social justice.
Mr. Bernie Sanders, who orates like an activist, wants to reinvent America and his racial justice policy paper is a start.
Philadelphia activists come together to demand the DA reopen the case of the Brandon Tate-Brown, an unarmed black man who was shot and killed by police last December during a traffic stop.
The Board of Elections engaging in voter suppression and habitual insubordination from politicians puts Philly in the category of oligarchy.
Mrs. Brown-Dickerson couldn’t have imagined that the rise to public figure would cost her the life of her first-born.
Making the case for why Mr. Seth Williams, Philadelphia’s first Black elected District Attorney, should resign from office.
Civil rights leaders who sided with bureaucrats in a debate on whether a Philadelphia man was unarmed when killed by police have switched sides and are now calling for justice.
President Obama’s criminal justice reform initiatives are evidence based, and so is the fact that roles trump race in the courtroom.