Legislative work

OJPC is actively supporting and opposing numerous bills at the Statehouse in Columbus. Some bills impact our Beyond Guilt clients, others impact Second Chance legal clinic clients. By OJPC areas of focus, we’re engaged on the following bills: Human Rights in Prison...

Success and change at OJPC

Deputy Director LaToya Bell   Success and change at OJPC   Most people have heard me admit that I am not a fan of cliches. Sure, cliches can capture a sentiment or seem like the right thing to say during an uncomfortable moment. However, I try to avoid them. But,...

Volunteer Spotlight: Da’Wyna Pearson

Da’Wyna initially came to OJPC looking for help with sealing her record. She talks about how her younger self didn’t have a lot of knowledge regarding the law. If she was stopped by police, she didn’t know much about the criminal justice system and so when she was...