Columbus Dispatch: “Downtown rally focuses on plight of former prisoners”


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.