Message From The Chairman (September 2017)

Hello TPC Community Network, The Chaos or Community? Conference was a tremendous success! We learned from each other and assessed our chaotic realities. We unveiled five interest based caucuses and were inspired by commentary, presentations and performances by Dr. Ricky Jones, Jessie Laine Powell, Devine Carama, State Representative Attica Scott and many others. And all…

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The Woman Offender’s Pathway to the Criminal Justice System And Its Implications for Treatment

By: Joyce Carmouche, MSinEd U.S. Department of Justice (Retired) It is important to understand the woman offenders’ pathway to involvement in the  justice system. Understanding their pathway to offending behavior assists the correctional professional in providing treatment for their successful reentry to the community and for success as parents. This is how I depict the…

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The Real Problem with Black on Black Crime

By: Sunny Spears “Black on Black Crime” is an issue. Headline after headline, there are seemingly increasing tragedies of “Black on Black Crimes” in cities like Chicago, Detroit, Indianapolis, Houston, Louisville, St. Louis, and Lexington. It is an issue recognized daily by millions of Americans every time someone reads the news. It is also recognized…

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“Chaos or Community” Recap

This past month, The People’s Campaign hosted its first ever “Chaos or Community” Conference, on Saturday, August 12th at the Lyric Theatre.   The all-day event was attended by many in the community, including local and state elected officials, civic leaders and activists, engaged members of the community, along with representatives from various social justice-oriented organizations,…

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The Dismantling of Hate Crime Legislation

  By: Sunny Spears People all over the United States have protested, written letters, and hosted town halls with their legislators in demand for the broad values of equality, justice and more specifically, to bring an end to the innocent being killed by police.  Unfortunately, Kentucky legislators responded to these protests with House Bill 14…

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Message From The Chairman

Hello Members and Friends, I am excited about The People’s Campaign (TPC) – a growing group of people who are doing something that hasn’t been done before! The Meetup to Move Brunch in Lexington is bringing the community together to: Get Updates Share Information  Get Organized  Find Out How To Support Others  Eat Well  Enjoy…

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