The Institute for Community Justice is a comprehensive prison services and reentry program providing health linkages, supportive services, education, and advocacy for individuals, families, and communities impacted by mass incarceration.
Expungement Summit and Job & Community Fair
January 1st, 1970
Consult with Philadelphia Lawyers for Social Equity on getting your criminal record pardoned or expunged. Free backpacks and school supplies for expungement participants, as well as activities to keep…
ICJ Community Engagement Food Giveaways
August 6th, 2021
Get a free food box and learn about the Institute for Community Justice Reentry Center and peer support programming!
We have partnerships with many agencies and organizations throughout Philadelphia to ensure that returning citizens get all the help and support they need. Our partners provide referrals, help with our programs, employ our participants, and offer a wide range of services to complement ours.
The Workforce Initiative Network is specifically designed to provide support in addressing barriers and preparing individuals for employment success by developing confidence, skills and a positive mindset.
Culture of Health: Healing Ourselves to Heal Our Communities
March 8, 2021
This panel, facilitated by some of our most passionate mental health and wellness experts, will explore the effects of trauma and injustice within our communities and outline the urgent need for healing and stability as we push through the uncertainty, instability and collective pain imposed upon our communities by the troubling events of our current…Learn More
How We Help
Overall recidivism rate
in Philadelphia, 2012-2015
of ICJ participants, 2019
of recidivism for participants in ICJ programs and services