Before America’s era of mass incarceration took hold in the early 1970s, the number of individuals in prison was less than 200,000. Today, it’s 1.4 million; and more than 200,000 people are serving life sentences – one out of every seven in prison. More people are sentenced to life in prison in America than there … Continue reading
http://oasisprisoncoalition.org/ Oregonians Against Slavery & Involuntary ServitudeOregonians Against Slavery and Involuntary Servitude (OASIS) is committed to changing the language of the Oregon Constitution to formally ban slavery and involuntary servitude of incarcerated persons.oasisprisoncoalition.org
Book: “As I Hear the Rain (PEN America Prison Writing Awards Anthology)” 2019 Award Winners. Paperback. Available on Amazon.com https://pen.org/publications/prison-writing-awards-anthology/
We are starting a new support group in NE Portland. Ray Fox will facilitate. Contact him by text at 503 421-0269 if you are interested in joining this group. You may contact Ray by email also, firstname.lastname@example.org
The Adult in Custody: The Visitor: While there are other videos in this ODOC series we suggest viewing these two.
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