Project Dawn Court is Philadelphia’s newest problem-solving court, designed for women with repeat prostitution offenses. The first of its kind in the country, it aims to reduce both drug possession recidivism rates and the cost of jailing drug addicts by providing rehabilitative services under close court supervision.
By PW Staff
What to do in Philly this week.
As the PPD shrinks, our doubts about public safety grow. Isn’t it about time the city takes its citizen commission seriously?
By Daniel Denvir
The state's Human Rights Commission alleges that from 2004 through 2008, Wells Fargo targeted Philly blacks and black neighborhoods for predatory and unfair lending practices, triggering a higher rate of foreclosures.