Cyntoia Brown isn’t an isolated case of injustice

OJPC and others are pushing for Alexis Martin’s release from prison People all over the country are discussing and debating the treatment of human trafficking survivors in America’s criminal justice system. This is due to one sensational case of injustice — that of Cyntoia Brown of Tennessee. Cyntoia Denise Brown was serving a life sentence […]

The Power of Blame

How Assigning or Assuming Blame Impacts Sex Trafficking Survivors By: Verjine Adanalian As an attorney who advocates exclusively for sex trafficking survivors, I often get asked: what’s the hardest part of the job? My answer usually surprises people—it’s dealing with the concept of blame. Who or what is to blame for what happened to my […]

OJPC office on Ninth Street temporarily CLOSED for renovations

OJPC’s office on Ninth Street is CLOSED for renovations until 2019. We’re still working hard, though! You can still contact OJPC via email — see all of our direct emails here. Starting Nov. 26, OJPC will be working in a temporary space at New Prospect Baptist Church located at 1580 Summit Road in Cincinnati (Roselawn […]

It’s time to work together — we’re not done pushing for reform

We at the Ohio Justice & Policy Center are saddened by the results of tonight’s election with regards to Issue 1. Our team worked tirelessly on this proposed amendment from the first draft to election night. OJPC supported Issue 1 because we saw a problem with our criminal justice system. Our criminal justice system is […]