Why You Should Be A Criminal Legal Reform Advocate

There is little disagreement that Oklahoma’s criminal legal system is broken.  Oklahoma has one of the highest incarceration rates in the world for a reason. One in five Oklahomans has a criminal record. This means you probably know someone or are someone who has been impacted by our system. Despite significant progress made over recent years by criminal legal reform […]

Our Top Policy Priorities This Legislative Session

Oklahomans for Criminal Justice Reform is thankful for the opportunity to help educate the public and policymakers at the Capitol this legislative session as we all work towards a more equitable criminal legal system for all Oklahomans.  With this in mind, we would like to highlight just a few of the areas where the state is poised to make progress […]

Women’s History Month: The Past, Present, and Future

March is Women’s History Month. Women’s History Month is a celebration of women’s contributions to history, culture and society and has been observed annually in the month of March in the United States since 1987. This month provides us all with an opportunity to remember, write about, and share stories about both the diversity of women’s lived experiences and the […]

New Report: Analysis: Marijuana Enforcement in Oklahoma

Have you seen our latest analysis? Our data shows that law enforcement officers continue to arrest and prosecute thousands of Oklahomans for having small amounts of marijuana despite voter and legislatively approved reforms aimed at reducing harmful contact with the criminal justice system.  Key findings in the analysis include: Read the full report below.