Ohio prisons

COMMENTARY

Ohio’s statewide COVID-19 response failed incarcerated Ohioans

BY: - January 27, 2021

In just over the course of a year since the first confirmed case of COVID-19 was reported, the United States now leads the world with the highest death toll from the virus, as the country surpassed 400,000 COVID-19 related deaths on Jan. 19, 2021. This is comparable to the number of people that died serving […]

COMMENTARY

Decarceration goals can and should be Ohio’s new normal

BY: - April 1, 2020

The United States has the largest incarceration rate in the world. If the average daily population of those held behind bars in the United States were a city, it would have a larger population than Columbus, Cleveland, Cincinnati, and Dayton combined.  While mass incarceration has always had devastating consequences for individuals, families, and communities, it […]