Today, members of several decarceral groups held an action outside the Governor’s Mansion in the Village of Maple Bluff. They’ve been doing so on a regular basis for more than a month, urging Governor Tony Evers to take action to curb the spread of COVID-19 in Wisconsin prisons, or even acknowledge the situation. “When I […]
In this month’s 8 O’Clock Buzz/Ex-PO program, Jerome Dillard talks with Mark Rice, Organizer for MOSES (Madison Organizing in Strength, Equality, and Solidarity) and Allison Frankel from the ACLU about the new report “Revoked: Probation and Parole Feed Mass Incarceration in the United States” — the cycling of individuals from probation back to incarceration without […]
On Wednesday, July 29, WORT will broadcast a forum on criminal and carceral justice issues with state Senate candidates competing to represent Madison in the upcoming August primary. The forum is presented MOSES, a Madison-based non-partisan interfaith organization that works to promote social justice with a focus on ending mass incarceration. Candidates who will […]
Back in March of 2020, the Dane County Jail had a problem. The coronavirus pandemic had spread to the Madison area, and Public Health authorities had issued orders seeking to minimize crowds and gatherings of people, particularly in confined spaces to minimize transmission of the virus. The jail population at the time sat at 772 […]
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 […]
Jerome Dillard from Ex Incarcerated Persons Organizing (ExPO) talks with Ramiah Whiteside, Barron Walker, and James Morgan about their problems, ideas, and solutions to re-integrating persons released from prisons into the community.