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The Ohio Transformation Fund, Advocating For Criminal Justice Reform


The Ohio Transformation Fund is a newly-launched funding collaborative initiated to address criminal justice reform and reduce the number and racial disparity of youth and adults incarcerated in Ohio. The Fund was created to leverage a significant investment in the state by the Ford Foundation

Joining us to discuss the fund and the effort to enact criminal justice reform in Ohio are Judy Wright, executive director of the Ohio Transformation Fund; Kirsten Levingston, Human Rights program officer with the Ford Foundation; and Stephen JohnsonGrove, deputy director of the Ohio Justice & Policy Center.

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