The Walk to Stop Executions begins Sunday, October 4 near the Southern Ohio Correctional Facility in Lucasville. The 83-mile walk covers about 13 miles each day traveling north along U.S. Route 23. Walkers arrive in Columbus on Friday, October 9.
On most evenings walkers and others will gather for a shared meal, program, and dialogue.
The Second Annual Puffin Collaborative Film Festival in Columbus features a full day of powerful films that reflect the missions of the 10 community non-profits hosting the screenings.
The ACLU of Ohio Foundation presents the Academy-Award winning “My Left Foot” in collaboration with the Puffin Collaborative Film Festival and VSA Ohio.
Signed into law in 1990, the ADA was designed to eliminate barriers for people with disabilities. Twenty-five years after its passage, this conference will reflect on this landmark legislation.
Sessions will cover best practices and practical application of the ADA, historical and policy perspectives, and strategies for impacting public policy affecting people with disabilities.
Join us in a discussion with Piper Kerman, author of The New York Times No. 1 bestseller, “Orange is the New Black: My Year in a Woman’s Prison,” which was adapted into a hit Netflix show. Engage with Piper and hear her discuss her personal experiences, as well as, relay stories and insights into the issues surrounding women’s prisons, mass incarceration, and solitary confinement.
We have reached maximum capacity for this event. Registration is closed. If you would like to be notified of a cancellation for this event or learn of future events about solitary confinement, please email RSVP@acluohio.org. Thank you.
Mental health services are sorely underfunded and undervalued in our communities, so it should serve as no surprise that many people with a mental illness find their way to prison where there are even fewer resources.
The Supreme Court’s landmark ruling in Obergefell v. Hodges legalized marriage for same-sex couples nationwide, but left many questions for the future of LGBT rights. Learn what’s changed and what’s next on the journey toward full legal equality.
A panel of legal experts will explore the implications for family law, employment law, and the intersection of LGBT rights and religious liberties.
Mental health services are sorely underfunded and undervalued in our communities, so it should serve as no surprise that many people with a mental illness find their way to prison where there are even fewer resources. In fact, Ohio prisons hold 10 times as many people with a mental illness as its psychiatric hospitals do.