OJPC launches new project: Beyond Guilt

We’re so excited to introduce OJPC’s newest project, Beyond Guilt. If you’re a friend of OJPC, you’ve likely heard us call ourselves “the Guilty Project” on occasion. We are finally making that sentiment official, by launching a project that will seek to free people who admit guilt, are serving long sentences, have rehabilitated themselves and […]

Motion to reform Cincinnati’s bail practices introduced to City Council

On April 8, a motion was introduced to City Council to reform the City of Cincinnati’s methods for requesting bail for people accused of crimes. OJPC is honored to be part of the coalition working to make this reform a reality. This motion proposes that city prosecutors will adopt a new standard of recommending no […]

Op-Ed: Anyone who is drowning and asks for a life vest deserves a life vest

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. […]