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Chenelle

Dr. Chenelle Jones, an Assistant Professor of Criminology and Criminal Justice at Ohio Dominican University, believes “change starts with educating my students to work better with police officers. ” What does ‘Change Starts Here’ mean to you? #changestartshereohio


Frank

Frank, a performance poet, Technical Engineer for the Army National Guard and graduate of the University of Akron and Kent State University, believes “changes starts with me defying the odds.” What does ‘Change Starts Here’ mean to you? #changestartshereohio


Keisha

Keisha, an artist and community advocate, believes “change starts with healing.” What does ‘Change Starts Here’ mean to you? #changestartshereohio


Khari

Khari Enaharo, an author, radio talk show host and community leader, believes “change starts with a new code of conduct and standards for community and police. ” What does ‘Change Starts Here’ mean to you? #changestartshereohio


Officer McIntosh

Officer McIntosh is a police officer with the Columbus Division of Police. He believes, “Change starts with interaction, interaction brings about awareness, awareness brings about respect and respect brings about that change that we want.” #changestartshereohio


Nina

Nina Turner, former State Senator and Co-Chair of the Ohio Collaborative Community-Police Advisory Board #changestartshereohio


John

Former ODPS Director and former Co-Chair of the OCCPAB John Born explains “this is the largest, most important investment – that I believe Ohio has made and can make – in making sure that there is no separation between law enforcement and the communities they serve.” What does ‘Change Starts Here’ mean to you? #changestartshereohio


Bryan

Bryan Robinson, a pastor at Ohio Greater Harvest Church in Columbus, Ohio, encourages us to “take a moment and imagine a world – a community – with no police. What would it look like? Is it somewhere that you wanna live – that you wanna raise your children? I don’t believe so.” What does ‘Change Starts Here’ mean to you? #changestartshereohio


Autumn

Autumm Caines, an educator and researcher in the field of academic technology at Capital University, believes “We need to do a better job of talking to one another – and besides talking – we also need to do a better job of listening.” What does ‘Change Starts Here’ mean to you? #changestartshereohio