Blog Here are the thoughts, feelings and news worth sharing by and about OJPC's staff, clients and partners.Get counted in the census — in the name of fairness and justiceSeptember 3, 2020A law internship in lockdownAugust 13, 2020Where are they now? Former OJPC intern Kristen EbyAugust 13, 2020Legislative Update: SB3 passes the Senate, HB1 should be nextJuly 3, 2020How OJPC is trying to free at-risk prisoners during the coronavirus pandemicJune 4, 2020Where are they now? Former OJPC intern Holly McCabeJune 4, 2020Webinar: An Ohio “Second-Look” StatuteMay 5, 2020Volunteer Spotlight: Meet Jayla RodgersApril 19, 2020Second Chance Month: People need the opportunity to do betterApril 14, 2020Mark Vander Laan’s second act: Litigation on behalf of Ohio’s prisonersApril 14, 2020New Podcast: The Steep Road to FreedomFebruary 20, 2020Jan. 2020 Legislative UpdateJanuary 13, 2020What does human trafficking look like?January 11, 2020More than my own worst mistakeOctober 31, 2019This Pride month, don’t forget about trans prisoners who need our helpJune 28, 2019Legislative Update: House Bill 1 and Senate Bill 3June 24, 2019To our 2019 event sponsors: Thank you.March 7, 2019The Power of BlameJanuary 11, 2019Ohio’s “Wasted Assets” — a new report on unemployment and underemployment due to criminal convictionsDecember 18, 2018Major criminal justice reform is still coming to Ohio. Here’s how:November 7, 2018It’s time to work together — we’re not done pushing for reformNovember 7, 2018Op-Ed: Anyone who is drowning and asks for a life vest deserves a life vestNovember 1, 2018Why fight the symptoms of mass incarceration when you can change the system itself?July 24, 2018How OJPC helped this student pursue her passion for serviceJuly 9, 2018Empathy isn’t as simple as walking a mile in someone else’s shoesJune 7, 2018An OJPC intern reflects on spring internshipMay 29, 2018How mental health and incarceration are intertwinedMay 10, 2018This retired police officer became an OJPC volunteerApril 16, 2018Congratulations, David!April 12, 2018It’s Second Chance MonthApril 2, 2018Here’s what we thought of Gov. John Kasich’s final State of the State AddressMarch 7, 2018Human Trafficking Awareness Day 2018January 11, 2018A 20th Birthday Celebration: Thank youOctober 20, 2017Race, Citizenship, and Immigration across the globe: A Cincinnati advocate goes to Black Europe Summer SchoolAugust 21, 2017OJPC turns 20!August 7, 2017Invisible Women, Invisible WoundsJune 27, 2017OJPC’s 2016 Annual Report: Seeds that GrowJune 6, 2017A Reflection from Sasha Naiman, mother and attorneyMay 13, 2017Martin Luther King Day, 2017: ReflectionJanuary 16, 2017Gary’s StoryNovember 29, 2016What Election Day means for mass incarcerationNovember 3, 2016OJPC honored at Ohio State Bar Foundation dinnerOctober 18, 2016Every 25 SecondsOctober 14, 2016Future Leaders: “We don’t write people off”September 29, 2016Molly Bunke: ReflectionsSeptember 29, 2016Daniel Cull: ReflectionsSeptember 29, 2016Sherry Porter: ReflectionsSeptember 29, 2016Maria Raciti: ReflectionsSeptember 29, 2016Kellan Robinson: ReflectionsSeptember 29, 2016Kathryn Schwaeble: ReflectionsSeptember 29, 2016Maximillian Schneider: ReflectionsSeptember 29, 2016Ashton Tucker: ReflectionsSeptember 29, 2016Natalie Weber: ReflectionsSeptember 29, 2016An Evening with Jennifer ThompsonAugust 3, 2016“We Cannot Forget Women”August 3, 2016Chase News: “Chase Student Nick Hunt Argues in U.S. Court of Appeals”July 28, 2016Future Leader: Bradley J. HaggardJune 25, 2016Reflections on the Stanford CaseJune 14, 2016Fighting for Second ChancesJune 2, 2016A Family of PersnicketistsMay 20, 2016Caroline’s StoryMay 13, 2016Annual Report 2015May 4, 2016Why?March 4, 2016The Above Ground RailroadFebruary 20, 2016Cincinnati Enquirer: “Singleton: Scalia’s death nothing to celebrate”February 15, 201614 Years: 14 LessonsFebruary 3, 2016New year, old beginningsJanuary 24, 2016Living ProofNovember 30, 2015My Life’s Purpose ConfirmedNovember 16, 2015In the Hallways of the StatehouseNovember 16, 2015Stepping into a PrisonNovember 16, 2015Finding my Path to Non-Profit LeadershipNovember 16, 2015The Worth of a SoulNovember 16, 2015Words MatterNovember 16, 2015Humor through HardshipNovember 16, 2015The Lawyer as StorytellerNovember 16, 2015A Trusted and Knowing FriendNovember 16, 2015Ohio House Approves Fair Hiring ActOctober 1, 2015An Evening with Piper Kerman: RecapSeptember 9, 2015Stephen JohnsonGrove on the New Jim CrowNovember 7, 2014Avoiding the BoX, banning the BoX, reframing the BoXAugust 25, 2014James Lyons, Angelo Robinson, and Expert SupportJuly 1, 2013Abdul Awkal: Mentally Ill on Ohio’s Death RowJuly 1, 2012Client story: Religious freedoms in prisonJuly 1, 2012Client story: A mother’s fight for justiceJuly 1, 2012If you have a story to tell, email communications manager Marais Jacon-Duffy at email@example.com.