In this month’s edition of the ExPO series, Jerome Dillard talks with Tamra Oman, a human services program coordinator (the first Peer Role in a correctional setting in Wisconsin) at the Wisconsin Resource Center; a mental health treatment facility classified as a prison, and her 17-year experience advocating for criminal justice reform.
Jerome Dillard from Ex-Incarcerated Persons Organizing interviews Dr. Rev. Alex Gee and Dr. Karen Reece-Pfifer about their work with the Nehemiah Center for Urban Leadership Development, including work in the community to strive for equity and fairness, and assist those leaving jails or prisons reenter the community with housing, mentorship, employment, and advocacy.
Jerome Dillard talks with David Liners, State Director of WISDOM, and Ramiah Whiteside, community organizer for that organization. WISDOM is a multi-faith organization which works on immigrant rights, criminal justice reform, and promoting public transportation, and support of incarcerated people. Today they talk about prison gerrymandering, closing the Green Bay Correctional Institute, and a support […]
Despite growing trends in the country for prison reform with less incarceration, the Wisconsin legislature is proposing 9 bills which would increase the number of prisoners in the state. Jerome Dillard from Ex-Po talks with Sean Wilson and Emilio DeTorre from the ACLU of Wisconsin about these bills and an organized protest and discussions with […]
Jerome Dillard talks with James Morgan and Rachel Kincade from MOSES Madison, Madison Organizing in Strength, Equity, and Solidarity. MOSES is about building community relations, and in this episode of the 8 o’clock Buzz, the discussion topics are Closing the Green Bay Correction Campaign, prison reform in Wisconsin, and legal and social barriers to those […]
In this month’s edition of the ExPO hour, Jerome Dillard talks with Anthony Cooper and Zondia Hadberg from the Focused Interruption Coalition. Their organization provides crisis response to youth, adults and families experiencing a traumatic violent incident and provide post incident peer support by Certified Peer Specialists. They specialize in hospital-based violence intervention and work […]