VOICES: Dinah Ortiz: Family, Women’s and Criminal Justice Reform Advocate

“What lead me to work with the marginalized community is my own personal experience of having child welfare in my life. In the beginning of 1999, I had that infamous knock on the door in the middle of the night that we [parents] fear so much.”

Our Dinah Ortiz-Adames, parent advocate, talks about about how poor parents are criminalized, the substance use harm reduction method and her own experiences raising two kids in this interview with VOICES.

Watch the interview here