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 of EXPO (Ex incarcerated People Organizing) interviews Wisconsin state senator Lena Taylor about issues related to Wisconsin prisons and the prison system in the state.
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 […]
Substitute host Gil Halsted speaks with Jerome Dillard, a lead organizer of Ex-Prisoners Organizing, about advocating for the rights of the incarcerated and the formerly-incarcerated ; and later speaks with Dr. Elizabeth Minnich about her recent book about genocide and how it happens, The Evil of Banality.
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).