Pennsylvania Prison Society Celebrates 229th AnniversaryThe Pennsylvania Prison Society has just marked it's 229th anniversary. The PPS celebrated the event at the Eastern State Penitentiary recently.
Councilman Jones: 'They Have To Work Somewhere' 6,000 Inmates To Re-Enter SocietyAnn Schwartzman, executive director of the Pennsylvania Prison Society, says a coalition has put together the "Prisoner Re-Entry Network" online, to help with the transition.
Prisoner Advocacy Group Looks Toward Pope's Visit To Philadelphia Prison With HopeThe Pennsylvania Prison Society serves as an advocacy group for those incarcerated, working to make sure prisoners are humanely treated and given adequate resources.
New Web Site Helps Phila. Ex-Offenders Return To Productive Life There's a bold new tool to help those getting out of prison make the transition to law-abiding citizen.
Pennsylvania Anti-Recidivism Program Gets Stopgap Funding From StatePennsylvania Prison Society executive director William DiMascio says the program had been highly successful over the past four years helping ex-offender fathers get training, jobs, and access to social services that helped them take care of their families.
Pa. Funding Cut is Bad News for Philadelphia Program for Former PrisonersA local program that aids fathers who had done prison time readjust to society is being phased out, because state funding has been cut off.
Miss America Advocates Children, Like Her, With Incarcerated ParentsMiss America appeared with the Pennsylvania Prison Society yesterday at City Hall. The topic: the effects of parental incarceration on children. Miss America is one of those children.