VICE News: “Locked up, then locked out”


January 5, 2017 — The article centers around Kevin Miller’s story and how it reflects the devastating and ongoing sanctions we place on people with criminal records, who have paid their dues. OJPC’s CIVICC database ( is featured.

“In Ohio alone there are some 700 statutes and regulations that block employers from hiring people who have been arrested, convicted, or incarcerated, according to Stephen JohnsonGrove, senior attorney at the Ohio Justice & Policy Center, a nonpartisan group that maintains a searchable database of such rules.”

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VICE News: “Locked up, then locked out: criminal records are keeping millions of men out of the workforce — and it’s hurting the economy”