Archives for February 2011

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

The website for the Court Services and Offender Supervision Agency is

Transcript available at

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

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