The Pennsylvania House Judiciary Committee voted to advance HB 1381 today, which YSRP hopes will usher in a more humane era of support and care for youth involved in the criminal legal system.
Join the Youth Sentencing & Reentry Project, Philadelphia City Council and Council President Darrell L. Clarke, City of Philadelphia, the Pennsylvania Prison Society and Goldring Reentry Initiative for a special screening of the upcoming documentary film, THE RETURN. This event is part of THE RETURN PROJECT’s State(s) of Reform Tour 10-city Tour, which teams with local advocates, elected officials, and providers to bring a preview screening of THE RETURN to select communities across the U.S. in advance of the broadcast premiere on PBS’s award-winning POV May 23. Doors will open on Thursday, May 12 at 5:00pm and the event will begin at 5:30pm. Following the film, we’ll host a Q&A moderated by Reuben Jones of Frontline Dads and Focused Deterrence with director Katie Galloway, film subject Bilal Chatman, Ceciley Bradford-Jones, Philadelphia County Director at Center for Employment Opportunity, and Sharon Dietrich of Community Legal Services. Parking is available at the Independence Visitor Center garage. Directions and public transit information can be found here: http://www.whyy.org/about/directions.php