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Cuyahoga County Jail Coalition

Joined in May 2021

About Us

OUR MISSION:

We’re committed to cultivating a culture that’s community centered, restorative, trauma informed, and prioritizes a holistic approach towards healing and accountability.


OUR VISION:

We, the Cuyahoga County Jail Coalition, envision Cuyahoga county divesting from incarceration and transferring resources towards community care and rehabilitation. We envision Cuyahoga County democratizing justice and healing by antiquating the carceral system and its cultural attitudes. We envision community accountability to address the root causes of harm with alternatives to incarceration.


OUR VALUES:

We share a commitment to centering the leadership of people and communities directly impacted by all aspects of the prison-industrial complex in Cuyahoga County.

Our values in this work include:

  • Empathy
  • Integrity
  • Creativity
  • Centering Community Care & Healing
  • Abolishing Patriarchy, White Supremacy, and Oppressive Hierarchy in all its forms
  • Centering Community over Capital
  • Democratizing Skills
  • Resilient focus
  • Restorative justice
  • Bodily autonomy
  • Discipline not punishment
  • Trust
  • Coalition-Building
  • Internationalism and Anti-Militarism


OUR MISSION:

We’re committed to cultivating a culture that’s community centered, restorative, trauma informed, and prioritizes a holistic approach towards healing and accountability.


OUR VISION:

We, the Cuyahoga County Jail Coalition…

Issue Areas Include

  • Civic Engagement
  • Human Rights & Civil Liberties
  • Policy
  • Prison Reform
  • Transparency & Oversight

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