Area of focus: Civil Legal Services to Sex Trafficking Survivors Length of internship: May 28-August 2, 2019 The Ohio Justice & Policy Center is a nonprofit public interest law firm that works to create fair, intelligent, redemptive criminal justice systems. Among its projects, OJPC offers free legal assistance and education to help survivors of sex […]
“Why are we so quick to write women off, ignoring their invisible wounds?”
Taken together, their reflections on their collaboration with each other, OJPC staff, and clients capture the spirit of our work: we don’t write people off.
On meeting Tyra Patterson: “Though I had heard so many great things about her beforehand, I was still unprepared for just how wonderful her spirit was…”
OJPC’s motto is “don’t write people off.” It’s easy to say these things as platitudes, but it becomes so much more real when these simple things are actively lived.