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).
Gil Halstead hosts a program about prison reform needed in Wisconsin. It’s a mix of discussion and music. Prison doors slam on close to 3000 people in Wisconsin each year. They are people on parole or probation locked up not for committing a crime but for breaking a rule of their supervision like missing […]
Jan Miyasaki talks with Jerome Dillard, state-wide organizer for EXPO — Ex-Prisoners Organizing — about issues surrounding parole revocation, including lack of due process, the effect on families and children, and the cost to taxpayers.