March 11, 2015 – Our client, whose name CityBeat agreed to change for the purpose of this story, was one of the first of our clients to go through the special court docket we helped create for victims of human trafficking in Hamilton County. This article features Caroline’s awe-inspiring story.
February 18, 2015 – David Singleton joined WLWT Channel 5’s “Where We Stand” series, an open dialogue to explore the state of African-American life in Cincinnati by focusing on five key areas: Employment, Education, Justice, Health Care and Family. David is featured during the “Justice” panel, which begins at 19:30 and ends at 28:45. “We need to be wise,” says David, “about how we use our criminal justice system.”
January 22, 2015 – OJPC advocate Yaacov Delaney was featured in this Columbus Dispatch article covering the People First Assembly: Our Lives Matter. The event was coordinated by the Ohio Organizing Collaborative, and OJPC partnered to create a five point platform for fair, intelligent, redemptive justice reform.
Yaacov spoke powerfully on his experience and why we need a fair hiring policy in Ohio. It was a powerful day of speech and lobbying at the statehouse that once again showed that movements led by people directly affected are the most effective.
You can read the full article here. For the video from the article, see below.
July 10, 2014 – David Singleton spoke with Ann Fisher during her show on the Ohio Parole Board. “We’re continuing our series on Ohio’s criminal justice system,” began the show, “with a look at the process behind granting prisoners parole. The state has a very low parole rate, and many favor the alternative ‘judicial release,’ where inmates’ sentences can be greatly reduced, but others fear it puts dangerous criminals back on the streets.” The video of the broadcast can be watched here.
July 3, 2014 – David Singleton joined All Sides with Ann Fisher to discuss Mass Incarceration in Ohio. “Despite the steady drop in crime, incarceration rates have risen over the past 30 years,” the show’s lead in begins, “and the US rate is far above many other democracies in the world. The costs of imprisonment are alarming: almost a quarter-trillion dollars a year, all told, and the social price is just as steep. This hour we’ll discuss how we reached this point, and where solutions might lie.” You can watch the video of the program here.
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