Pen America is an organization that supports people and their writings in America and worldwide. Below you will find a link to their website where you can find the 2018 prison writing award winners for 2018. http://pen.org By typing in the search window “Prison Writing Award Winners: 2018” you can find two winners from Oregon … Continue reading
https://aclu-or.org/en/events/aclu-oregon-lobby-day Your voice is powerful in Salem. Meet other ACLU supporters and help create an Oregon that treats all people fairly! Join us on Presidents Day at the state capital. Meet with your state legislators to advocate for issues like juvenile justice reform, privacy protections, and immigrant rights with the ACLU of Oregon. SAVE THE … Continue reading
Legislation like the Clean Slate bill keeps ex-prisoners out of the correctional system, minimizing costly recidivism rates and enhancing public safety Jul 3, 2018 By Dr. Michael Pittaro, Faculty Member, Criminal Justice at American Military University In 2008, I published an article, “Prisoner Reintegration Challenges of Assimilation and Crime Desistance,” that focused on the challenges ex-prisoners face after release. … Continue reading
A student video about CURE. Click here to view. This video has a brief history of CURE and its work. It features Charles Sullivan founder of CURE and Lea Green President of Maryland CURE.
The prison experience can be traumatic and frightening. If your loved one is being extorted or is fearful for their safety, you may want to discuss contacting the Inspector General’s hot line. Although we may have concerns that there will be recriminations or possibly a negative outcome, you may want to weigh the issue and … Continue reading