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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Mural Arts Guild program graduate Tahire Briscoe
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Pat Loeb
June 13, 2018 - 1:47 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia's Mural Arts program likes to say "art ignites change." That may be most true of its Guild program, which trains formerly incarcerated people in skills such as painting, carpentry and mosaics. At this year's graduation ceremony on Wednesday, Mural Arts...
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