Mayor’s Office of Reintegration Services

(Thousands of hopeful job applicants showed up at a May 17th job fair for ex-offenders.  Credit: Cherri Gregg)

2013 IN REVIEW: New Programs, New Title For Philadelphia’s Ex-Offenders

On May 17th, a city-sponsored job fair for ex-offenders was abruptly canceled when thousands of applicants swarmed the Municipal Services Building.

12/25/2013

(A RISE orientation session at Philadelphia Municipal Court, 11th and Ludlow Streets.  Credit: Cherri Gregg)

Once Called Ex-Cons, Philadelphia ‘Returning Citizens’ Begin Six Weeks of Reintegration

More than 70 people sat in a room that was standing-room-only. In the first hour, reintegration specialists set the tone.

11/13/2013

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