PHILADELPHIA–“In today’s budget address, Mayor Kenney outlined a bold, progressive, yet practical vision for Philadelphia.
“The Defender Association of Philadelphia is particularly encouraged by the Mayor’s plan to take a multifaceted, community-informed approach to public safety. Mayor Kenney’s commitment to reforming our justice system by investing in re-entry, juvenile justice reforms and the eventual elimination of cash bail aligns well with the Defender’s priorities.
“As the budget season unfolds, we look forward to working with City Council to share our vision for providing legal counsel, social services and other supports for our most vulnerable citizens.”
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