The American criminal justice system holds more than 2.3 million people in 1,719 state prisons, 102 federal prisons, 901 juvenile correctional facilities, 3,163 local jails, and 76 Indian Country jails as well as in military prisons, immigration detention facilities, civil commitment centers, and prisons in the U.
Public Site Proposal Guiding Principles - Reconstructions Atmosphere The following is a set of guiding principles for the Reconstructions Atmosphere. These principles are meant to guide our Atmosphere throughout its life and in all of its manifestations, irrespective of changes to its goals, strategies, or actions.
Information from The 34th Annual National Black Storytelling Festival and Conference held in Philadelphia 2016. Reconstructions Editor, Denise Valentine attended and presented her own story. The 34th “In the Tradition.
Spirit News Article Article from Spirit News Riverwards: The Women’s Community Revitalization Project (WCRP) and partner Firm Hope Baptist Church cut the ribbon during a ceremony Friday at Grace Townhomes, a newly built residential development that brings 36 townhomes to a formerly blighted lot in Port Richmond.
On the afternoon of July 9, 2016, Reconstructions Working Group members gathered in the home of William Goldsby, in Nicetown/Tioga. William is the Director of Reconstruction, Inc, a leadership program for individuals in re-entry.
On a grey day in spring, ten Reconstructions Collaborators gathered to visit the Lest We Forget Slavery MuseumLest We Forget Slavery Museum in Port Richmond. We were greeted by Gwen Ragsdale, her mother, and husband, and began to watch their featured film which tells the history of the Trans-Atlantic slave trade.