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Oregon CURE Annual Meeting

Oregon CURE Annual Meeting “Navigating the Oregon Prison System” Held Thursday, October 23rd, 2014 Beaverton City Library, 12375 SW 5th Ave, Beaverton, OR 97005 Oregon CURE held a community education event with a discussion panel about how adults in custody and their families and friends can successfully navigate the prison system.  The four panelists included … Continue reading

On the Topic of Segregation…

Oregon CURE has been receiving letters from adults in custody housed in the IMU at Snake River Correctional Institution.  IMU stands for Intensive Management Unit and is where the department assigns “[adults in custody] of custody Level 5 for special security housing and programs separate from general population housing to provide inmate security, control, and supervision.” Most of the correspondence … Continue reading

F.R.E.E. Event at CRCI

Several of the Oregon CURE Board of Directors (pictured from left to right is our secretary, president, vice-president, and correspondence secretary) volunteered at the Family Relationship Enhancement Event (F.R.E.E.) at the Columbia River Correctional Institution on August 16, 2014.   This year is only the 2nd year the event has been held at CRCI.  F.R.E.E. had … Continue reading

OR CURE Book Drive Update

The annual meeting has come and gone but books can always be used.  We have delivered several to SRCI for the Life Support Club.  If you would like to donate books contact us at (503) 977-9979 and we will make arrangement to pick them up in the greater Portland metro area. Do you have self-help … Continue reading

Washington County Release Orientation WEDNESDAY

The Washington County Release Orientation will take place on Wednesday, August 6, 2014 in the Beaverton City Library from 5:30 to 7pm, Meeting Room A. Afterwards, the Beaverton Support Group will meet from 7pm to 8:30pm . The library can be chilly – so if you come, you may want to bring a light sweater or jacket. We … Continue reading

Support Group Name Change

The Hillsboro Support Group recently moved their meeting location.  Since the new location is in Beaverton, the group has decided to update their name to Beaverton Latinos Support Group.  We have updated the Community Resource Brochure to reflect this name and location change. The Beaverton Latinos Support Group meets on the first monday of every … Continue reading

Beaverton Support Group Features Guest Speaker

The Beaverton, Oregon CURE group will meet on Wednesday July 2, 2014 in Meeting Room A in the Beaverton City Library. We have the room from 5:30 to 8:30 pm and our guest speaker will be Dawnell Meyer who is the DOC Administrator of Education and Training. We know the wheels of progress move slowly … Continue reading

Reminder – Beaverton Support Group and DOC Intake Meeting is Tonight

Please be advised the next Oregon CURE meeting will be held at the Beaverton City Library on June 4, 2014 in Meeting Room A. The DOC / CURE Intake meeting will be held from 5:30pm to 7:00pm The Beaverton CURE Support group will be held from 7:00 pm to 8:30pm. We hope all is well with … Continue reading

Hillsboro Support Group – has Moved!

The Hillsboro Support Group has relocated from the Washington Street Conference center in Hillsboro to the Community Room at the Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue Station #67: 13810 SW Farmington Road, Beaverton 97005 (just a mile west of the Beaverton Library, between Cedar Hills Blvd and Murray Road).  This is a Spanish/English bilingual support group. The … Continue reading

Correspondence Trends

Oregon CURE has decided to share the trends in correspondence we receive from adults in custody and their family and friends. This will include an overview of the issue topics and the locations from which the communications originate (prisons).  We just started pulling this information together and will build upon this initial data in the … Continue reading