Mothers In Charge

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Justin Udo
July 19, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Officials in Pennsylvania are investing in an educational program aimed at educating Philadelphians on illegal gun purchases, and this program is targeting one group in particular. A straw purchase is when someone buys a gun for a person who cannot buy one legally,...
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At Mothers in Charge, people recently released from prison are given the assistance and information needed to reintegrate into society. Attorney General Josh Shapiro decided to deliver his remarks here because he says the state needs more places like this
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Mike Dougherty
January 17, 2019 - 4:47 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — About two out of every 3 people who spend time in jail find themselves back behind bars eventually. Officials in Pennsylvania are beefing up the re-entry council in an effort to working to reduce that rate. At Mothers in Charge, people recently released from prison...
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City officials listen to testimony during a hearing Monday on participatory defense, an innovative approach to reform that makes the community part of the justice system.
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Cherri Gregg
December 11, 2018 - 2:06 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia's Special Committee on Criminal Justice Reform held a hearing Monday night on an innovative approach to reform that makes the community part of the justice system. Participatory defense is a pilot initiative that includes intervention by the Defender...
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