Stories

Stories told from the perspectives of Advocates, Public Defenders, clients, and more.

Climate change's first impact will be felt by those incarcerated

Incarcerated People Face a Higher Risk from Hurricanes

Climate change's first impact will be felt by those incarcerated
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Defenders stand between people & the nightmare of wrongful conviction

To prevent wrongful convictions, invest in public defense solutions

Defenders stand between people & the nightmare of wrongful conviction
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Feelings about facts are not as good as facts themselves.

Memo to Policymakers: Don’t Let Emotion Drive Crime Policy

Feelings about facts are not as good as facts themselves.
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WHYY covered PFJ's next lauch

Delco Public Defender’s Office to join forces with national Partners for Justice

WHYY covered PFJ's next lauch
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Advocates Carolina Arango and Carly Frieders on why mental health matters

Mental Health Matters

Advocates Carolina Arango and Carly Frieders on why mental health matters
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Just a few years behind bars can increase risk of death by 80% and shave a decade off a person's life.

Incarceration Destroys Health

Just a few years behind bars can increase risk of death by 80% and shave a decade off a person's life.
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The criminal legal system is keeping people poor

Impact of the Carceral System on Economic Stability and Mobility

The criminal legal system is keeping people poor
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It turns out income, housing, and access to care are key in creating public safety.

What Really Lowers Crime

It turns out income, housing, and access to care are key in creating public safety.
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Children and families as the "hidden victims" of the legal system

Generational Harm

Children and families as the "hidden victims" of the legal system
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MAKING CHANGE HAPPEN

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Learn more about the impact of Partners for Justice in communities across the country.

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