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Faith & Community Leaders Lead Caravan Around Columbus to Demand Early Release of Prisoners Amid COVID-19

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

April 23, 2020

MEDIA CONTACT 

Michelle Nealy, mnealy@faithinpubliclife.org, (202) 735-7123
Blyth Barnow, bbarnow@faithinpubliclife.org, (440) 220-2090
Paul Graham, paul@ohorganizing.org, (513) 505-1960
Chazidy Bowman, (513) 883-0417​

Faith & Community Leaders Lead Caravan Around Columbus to Demand Early Release of Prisoners Amid COVID-19

Columbus, OH — On Friday, April 24 at 11 a.m., faith leaders and community leaders will lead vehicles to the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction and then to the Ohio Statehouse to demand that Gov. Mike DeWine release prisoners as COVID-19 spreads inside the Ohio prison population. 

What: Press conference: Car caravan around Columbus for justice 

When: 

April 24 at 11:00 a.m. 

Where: 

11:00 a.m. Staging Location, 15200 Westpointe Plaza Drive Columbus, OH 43228

12:00 p.m. OH Dept Rehabilitation & Corrections, 4545 Fisher Rd, Columbus, OH 43215

12:30 p.m. Ohio Statehouse, 1 Capitol Square, Columbus, OH 43215

Who: 

Faith and community leaders

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