Women Offenders-Our Place DC-DC Public Safety Radio

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The program interviews Ashley McSwain, Executive Director of  Our Place D.C. and Dr. Willa Butler who runs groups for women at the Court Services and Offender Supervision Agency (CSOSA).

The radio show discusses the unique needs of women offenders and how both organizations are meeting those priorities.

Our Place D.C. is considered by many to be one of the most comprehensive reentry programs for women offenders in the country. The website is http://.ourplacedc.org.

The website for the Court Services and Offender Supervision Agency is www.csosa.gov.

Transcript available at http://media.csosa.gov/podcast/transcripts/2011/05/women-offenders-dc-public-safety/

The program is hosted by Leonard Sipes. The producer is Timothy Barnes.

Comments offered on “DC Public Safety” television and radio programs are the opinions of participants and do  not necessarily represent the  policies of CSOSA or other government agencies.



  1. Shawn Saxton says:

    Dear Mr. Sipes I am attempting to contact any of the management of Our Place,DC. I am starting a similar program in Tampa Florida


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