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 […]

Major criminal justice reform is still coming to Ohio. Here’s how:

Maybe you volunteered with the Issue 1 campaign. Maybe you collected signatures or canvassed your neighborhood or proudly displayed a yard sign. Maybe you voted “yes.” We’re incredibly thankful for all of it. And it wasn’t for nothing. Ohio is energized about criminal justice reform at this moment. We’re talking about sentencing reform, drug policy, […]

Survivors of human trafficking win with passage of SB 4

COLUMBUS, Ohio — On Wednesday, survivors of human trafficking and their advocates are celebrating a legislative victory. Senate Bill 4 will allow survivors of trafficking to expunge their records of most crimes that can be linked back to trafficking. This clarifies opportunities the Safe Harbor Act intended to grant survivors when it was enacted six […]

How OJPC helped this student pursue her passion for service

“It’s that mind-heart connection that I believe compels us to not just be attentive to all the bright and dazzling things, but also the dark and difficult things.” -Bryan Stevenson My name is Erin Broderick. I’m a summer intern at the Ohio Justice & Policy Center and a rising sophomore at The Ohio State University. […]