Brother Eugene and compatriot Melissa offer a program of discussion and music that speaks of peace, love, and unity and brings an awareness of uplifting people of all walks of life, including those people who are currently incarcerated and those people who are formerly incarcerated.
It’s primary election day in Wisconsin! On today’s episode, hear a variety of election perspectives with guest host Gil Halsted. First, we talk with Matthew Rothschild of the Wisconsin Democracy Campaign to get a bird’s-eye view of election issues, including campaign finance. Next, we discuss the relationship between prison reform and elections with Eric Howland […]
Jerome Dillard, Director of ExPO (Ex-incarcerated Persons Organizing) talks with Rudy Bankston, MMSD Restorative Practice Coach, and Aaron Hicky, Peer Support Specialist for the Nehemiah Center for Urban Leadership, about issues with the criminal justice system, overcrowding in Wisconsin prisons, the benefits of peer guidance when returning to the community, and more…
Jerome Dillard interviews David Liners from WISDOM, a grassroots organization comprised mostly of religious congregations of many denominations, from about 160 congregations of 19 different religious traditions. Besides criminal justice reform,WISDOM and its local organizations promote Immigrant Rights, Economic Justice, Health Care availability, Public Transportation, Workforce Housing, and more.
The EX-PO Interview is featured on the last Wednesday of the month on the 8:00 Buzz and is produced by Jerome Dillard, State Director of Ex-Incarcerated Persons Organizing. This week he features an interview with Mark Rice from Just Leadership USA, who discusses efforts to close the Milwaukee Secure Detention Facility, the Race to Justice […]
In many states, prisoners released from jail after serving their time still are prohibited from voting, whatever the felony they committed. Jerome Dillard from Ex-Prisoners Organizing (EXPO) discusses the issues facing prisoners returning to society. He also talks with Jan about EXPO radio, a low-power radio station, 104.1 FM, in Milwaukee (and available on the internet).