ARCHIVES > 2010 > AUG 04 ISSUE

A New Dawn: Philly Court Uses Compassion to Fight Prostitution

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.

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Posted Aug. 3, 2010 | Comments: 10

ARTS AND CULTURE

By PW Staff

Calendar: August 4-10

What to do in Philly this week.

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Posted Aug. 3, 2010 | Comments: 0

Police Advisory Commission: Public Frenemy No. 1?

As the PPD shrinks, our doubts about public safety grow. Isn’t it about time the city takes its citizen commission seriously?

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Posted Aug. 3, 2010 | Comments: 3

NEWS AND OPINION

By Daniel Denvir

Does Wells Fargo Hate Black People?

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.

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Posted Aug. 3, 2010 | Comments: 6