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Theme: A Life Worth Living?

Marion, OH, United States
September 16th, 2012

About this event

Bringing together a variety of talkers,from both inside and outside "the walls," with different perspectives on incarceration and reintegration. Followed by "SpeedTEDxing," an opportunity for small group discussion. The day will conclude with a Culinary-based Networking Retreat!!, showcasing innovative initiatives and good old prison food.
Only 70 tickets are available to the general public; all others are by invitation only.

Information about attending an event in a prison:

Please be aware that we expect those who attend to stay for the entire event. A picnic supper will be provided. In emergencies, arrangement can be made for you to leave, but otherwise plan to spend the day with us. Everyone must be escorted in and out.

Because your full name as on a photo ID must be on a gate pass to enter the Institution, no substitutions are possible, no one can come in your place.

Upon entering you will pass through a security checkpoint, with a metal detector. Do not bring anything in with you except your photo ID, medications and other essential personal items. Cameras, cell phones, and other electronic items are not permitted. They may be left in the car or in lockers available upon entry for $.25. Metal jewelry, belts, steel-toed shoes, will have to be removed as for airport security.

Dress must be modest, no shorts, tank tops or bare midriff. Clothing with logos representing alcohol, drugs and alcohol are not allowed.

Confirmed Speakers

  • Jason Bunting
    Sixteen years of experience in corrections, social work, prison management
  • Doug Crabb
    Many years of experience in correction and the impact of H.O.P.E.
  • Gary Mohr
    Current Director of the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Corrections
  • Christine Money
    Retired from prison administration, currently directing Embark, a reintegration program in Franklin County
  • Jim and Nancy Petro
    Jim is a former prosecutor and Ohio Attorney General, became a pro bono Innocence Project lawyer, and with Nancy, a journalist, wrote False Justice: Eight Myths that Convict the Innocent
  • Reginald Wilkinson
    Former Director of the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Corrections, currently president of the Ohio College Access Program
  • Anthony B.
    Topic: I'm afraid to get out
  • David B.
    Topic: The boy next door
  • Ezra F.
    Topic: Caring as catalyst
  • Jhanni H.
    Topic: From monster to man
  • Todd S.
    Topic: I see you

Venue and Details

Marion Correctional Institution
940 Marion-Williamsport Road
Marion, OH, 43302
United States

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Jordan Edelheit
Cincinnati, OH, United States

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Jo Dee Davis
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Hayley Foster
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