Rev. John Dortch, '94 alum and founder of Circle of Hope Ministries, was interviewed on WHHI-TV Presents Straight Talk with Billy K, hosted by Billy Keyserling. On the show Rev. John Dortch talks about his education, time spent in prison, and his subsequent legal education and career. Watch the video below:
After graduating from UDC-DCSL, Rev. John Dortch passed bar examinations in the District of Columbia, Maryland, and West Virginia. Later he served as an adjunct professor of Juvenile Justice at the University of the District of Columbia; as Executive Director of the Time Dollar Youth Court Program, a diversion program for first-time juvenile offenders, and later as the Director of the Violence-Free Zone Demonstration Initiative at the National Center for Neighborhood Enterprises. During an interview on the Today Show with Katie Couric, he vowed to dedicate the rest of his life to serving and ministering to those in need. Read more about Rev. John Dortch at Circle of Hope Ministries.