Recent events have shone a light on violence and systemic racism in our nation. Eva Jane Romaine Coombe Library Director, Paula Brehm-Heeger, shares some thoughts on the library’s role in working collectively to build a more equitable community.
If you aren’t able to attend the Stern Lecture Series to listen and learn from Bryan Stevenson in person, we have plenty of other ways for you to engage in his work to end mass incarceration, institutionalized racism, and economic oppression.
Author and Civil Rights lawyer Bryan Stevenson once said, “No one should be defined by the worst mistake of their life.” In this spirit, the Downtown Main Library, the Hamilton County Office of Reentry, and Volunteers of America Ohio & Indiana host this powerful exhibit.
Wrongful convictions are not just the stuff of true-crime programs and podcasts. They happen everywhere, and Ohio is no exception. Carey Hoffman and Jennifer Bergeron of OIP discuss the organization's important work.
In advance of Bryan Stevenson's presentation at our inaugural Mary S. Stern Lecture Series Oct 2 at the Aronoff, we're kicking off a system-wide book club to discuss his book 'Just Mercy'.
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