How One of Philly's Best Pizza Spots Creates Jobs for the Formerly Incarcerated — First Person

At Down North Pizza in Philadelphia, not only do Muhammad Abdul-Hadi and his team serve some of the city’s best pizza, but they are also providing jobs, housing, and legal representation to formerly incarcerated individuals.

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Producer: Carla Francescutti
Directors: Carla Francescutti, Murilo Ferreira
Camera: Carla Francescutti, Murilo Ferreira
Editor: Carla Francescutti

Executive Producer: Stephen Pelletteri
Development Producer: Ian Stroud
Supervising Producer: Stefania Orrù
Audience Development: Terri Ciccone, Frances Dumlao, Avery Dalal
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17 Replies to “How One of Philly's Best Pizza Spots Creates Jobs for the Formerly Incarcerated — First Person”

  1. This brought tears to my eyes, especially in light of a mass shooting we had over this weekend. I'm grabbing of pizzas this week!

  2. Coming from a child of a father that was in pirson this makes me happy

  3. I can't give you enough praise for what you guys are doing. Amazing guys, wish you all the best!

  4. Great video. Hope they'll expand and that they'll have success in every aspect

  5. I want to see one of these open in every city, with every skill set in every industry. Mashallah!

  6. Someone needs to get him a burn proof long ass glove. That oven beat his arm up.

  7. My friend goes to La salle so I will definitely be visiting this place next time I go😍

  8. that pizza looks bomb as hell, detriot style pizza is slept on hella hard

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