Read the guest column DelcoCPR cofounder Kabeera M. Weissman wrote for the Delco Daily Times in response to GOP Chairman Tom McGarrigle’s recent bad-faith complaints about our organization.
Apply today to join the new Delaware County Jail Oversight Board! Applications are due by October 25th.
We are thrilled to see prison reform among the top priorities in this year’s county elections. Learn which candidates our organization will support in the election on November 5th.
County Council finally agreed to adopt the modern County Jail Oversight Board at their September 25th meeting. Learn more about what this means for prison reform in Delco.
DelcoCPR responds to the guest column written in The Delco Times by John Hosier, Chairman of the County Prison Board, and cites the “truth on the ground” that was omitted from his rosy portrait of George W. Hill Correctional Facility.
After a contentious discussion, three members of Delaware County Council voted again against bringing prison oversight into the 21st century. Watch the meeting and read the full story here.
The Delaware County Prison Board finally released the long-anticipated report from Phoenix Management focusing on the cost/benefit of private versus public management of George W. Hill Correctional Facility. Learn about the delays and the report’s conclusions.
Delco Coalition for Prison Reform renews their commitment to deprivatize George W. Hill Correctional Facility in 2019, and establishes action steps toward returning the prison to humane and fiscally responsible public management.