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"The Color of a Collar: Jeff Abramowitz's Road to Reentry"

Abramowitz was a Center City lawyer. Then he went to prison. Now, he's dedicating his life to helping other returning citizens successfully re-enter society. 

"4 Smart Practices for Hiring Formerly Incarcerated Philadelphians"

Experts from Baker Industries, Community Learning Center and Reentry Think Tank weigh in on what works.

"Advocates for the incarcerated say workforce re-entry support is lacking during pandemic"

"The Reentry Project: Stories and solutions from the formerly incarcerated"

"Jeffrey Abramowitz had a career as a trial lawyer before spending five years in prison. He says it was tough, but finding work in Philadelphia labeled as a felon was harder."

"PASCEP workshop teaches life skills after incarceration"

A former attorney who was incarcerated teaches a class for returning citizens at PASCEP.

"Hundreds are being released from jail during the coronavirus pandemic. But where are they going?"

"At Philly reentry ‘hackathon,’ using tech to drive down recidivism"

Teams presented their ideas to use technology to help formerly incarcerated people return to their communities at a 'hackathon' in Philadelphia organized by The Reentry Project

"A Hack-a-Thon to Curb Recidivism"

Philadelphians who succeed in re-entering society after leaving the criminal justice system are better for public safety. To help achieve better outcomes, activists held a hack-a-thon Friday night to see how technology can help make these goals a reality. NBC10’s Drew Smith reports.

"Hundreds are being released from jail during the coronavirus pandemic. But where are they going?"

Formerly incarcerated individuals face a tougher road to employment during the COVID-19 pandemic, but re-entry support has been lacking as localities seek to reduce jail and prison capacity

"Reentry Stories - PhillyCam"

First person stories recorded during 2 events highlighting issues impacting Returning Citizens in partnership with The Reentry Project.

"Nonprofits: Providing Education for People During and After Incarceration"

In correctional facilities nationwide, more than half of incarcerated people have not finished high school. And in local jails, 69 percent of the population does not have a high school diploma, according to a report from the Alliance for Excellent Education.

Housing is the foremost challenge for reentry right now, said Jeffrey Abramowitz, executive director of JEVS Reentry Services. 

Housing is the foremost challenge for reentry right now, said Jeffrey Abramowitz, executive director of JEVS Reentry Services. 

"Reentry Reporting: Returning to the Workforce"

Reporter Noah Levinson spoke with Steve Blackburn, from X-Offenders for Community Empowerment and Jeffrey Abramowitz, from Community Learning Center of Philadelphia to discuss the challenges that returning citizens face when seeking employment.

"1,000 Books Laid Path For Reentry"

Jeffrey Abramowitz read over 1,000 books and taught over 50 classes while behind bars.

The Reentry Project "#PowerUp Reentry Hackathon"

Dozens of volunteers came together in October for PowerUp Reentry: A Digital Solutions Day -- in an effort to create tools and services intended to support people through life after incarceration in Philadelphia.

"Meek Mill's release sparking conversations about Philadelphia Justice System"

A day after rapper Meek Mill was released from jail, community groups made their voices loud and clear Wednesday morning outside of Philadelphia City Hall.