Ohioans to Stop Executions along with many other affiliates is sponsoring ”The Journey of Hope…from Violence to Healing,” September 26- October 12, 2003,

Through public presentations, rallies, marches, concerts, tree planting and media interviews, The Journey of Hope will touch the lives of thousands of Ohioans with inspirational messages of compassion and healing. About fifty speakers from around the nations will converge on Ohio. Many of them will represent Murder Victim Families for Reconciliation.  Other participants will be innocent former death row inmates, and family members of death row inmates.

Central Ohio hosts the final leg of the Journey of Hope from Oct 8 through October 12. There is a statewide rally planned at the Ohio Statehouse on Saturday, October 11 beginning at 1pm. For further information call Gary Witte, 443-6044.