Legislators have heard us loud and clear: We want real reform that safely decarcerates Ohio’s overcrowded prisons and recognizes Ohio cannot incarcerate its way out of the drug epidemic. In the first six months of the 133rd General Assembly, OJPC has been a force for change in the legislature. We’re pleased to see a number of […]
This Op-Ed was written by David Singleton for The Cincinnati Herald. So many of our friends and loved ones across our community are treading water—and even drowning —in the sea of addiction and incarceration. Our criminal justice, prison and drug treatment system can’t address the needs of those who want help, and that must change. […]
UPDATE: SB66 was signed into law by Gov. John Kasich on July 30, 2018. The bill will take effect during the last week of October, 2018. To learn more about record sealing, click here. The Ohio Justice & Policy Center is overjoyed with the passage of SB 66 in the Ohio House Wednesday. This bill […]
Kudos to our allies at ACLU of Ohio for this great video, “Every 25 seconds,” done in collaboration with the Human Rights Campaign!