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Prison Service Committee of Southern New Jersey Records

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Identifier: QM-Phy-790
Overview Philadelphia Yearly Meeting's Prison Service Committee of Southern New Jersey was organized in the mid 1960s. It focused its activities on the reform of female and juvenile justice. Members of the Committee developed a successful Friendly Visitors Program, staffed by volunteers, and a volunteer Probation Counselor Program. The Committee was also involved in lobbying efforts, maintained a speakers' bureau, and published a newsletter, "No Bars Hold." Records include minutes of the Prison Service...
Dates: 1958-1975

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  • Subject: Society of Friends -- Maryland X
  • Names: Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Prison Service Committee of Southern New Jersey X
  • Names: Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Prison Service Committee (1958-1969) X