Mass Incarceration, Judges, and Reentry: An Overview

January 24, 2021

The crisis of mass incarceration and racial inequality continues. Of Ohio’s 45,000 inmates, 45% are African American but they comprise only 14% of the population. Judges wield immense power via length of sentence and by fines, fees, and bail. Can our current system be reformed?What local resources exist to address reentry goals for returning citizens?

Speakers: Erika Anthony, Executive Director, Ohio Transformation Fund and Crystal Bryant, Director, Cuyahoga County Office of Reentry.