The mission of OREGON CURE is to reduce crime by advocating for effective criminal justice policies, procedures and programs.
oregoncureadmin has written 82 posts for Oregon CURE

Changes at Oregon CURE

We have been doing zoom support group meetings during the Covid 19 pandemic and have found that it is a way to reach folks that do not live in an area where the four groups are located for in person meetings. As such we are going to continue the zoom meeting that has filled the … Continue reading

Transformative Justice Initiative @ Willamette U

Do you know a youth with a currently or formerly incarcerated parent who could use support?

The Transformative Justice Initiative at Willamette University is excited to announce the launch of the Youth with Incarcerated Parents Project (YIPP)!  YIPP supports “youth-led organizing” among Oregon youth ages 12-24 who have experienced parental incarceration.  The foundation of youth-led organizing is the establishment of affinity groups in which youth participants share experiences and find moral … Continue reading

New Year – New Opportunities to Effect Change

Having trouble viewing this email? View it in your web browser We’re excited to welcome new individuals to join our dynamic board of directors, which works to reimagine what justice looks like here in Oregon! Sponsors mission is to support individuals and strengthen the community by providing life-changing opportunities for individuals impacted by the criminal justice system. … Continue reading

It’s time to get smarter about second chances

Follow us:   Today, FAMM released a new report describing the need for second chances for people serving extreme sentences in Pennsylvania. The report is full of data and stories about how Pennsylvania’s mandatory sentences and limits on parole have created a rapidly aging, expensive prison population.Read the report in full here: Second Chances … Continue reading

Oregon Justice Resource Center and PCC CLEAR Clinic survey

Fines and Fees The PCC CLEAR Clinic and the Oregon Justice Resource Center are researching the use of fines and fees in Oregon’s criminal system. We are interested in your opinion, and would love your help. We may share aggregate information from this survey (for example, “40 out of 50 respondents say…”) but we will … Continue reading

Clemency Meeting at the Oregon State Penitentiary 2021

SRCI Peer Council Committee Fundraiser

Warner Creek Car and Bike Show

A fun day at the facility.

Food Services & Returning Citizens = Employment

Article found on Taste Website Food Brands Fight the Background Check By: Abigail Glasgow September 14, 2021 A growing number of bakeries, restaurants, and ice cream companies are leading the charge to employ the formerly incarcerated. “It’s the same work I was used to in prison, but the difference is that, in prison, I … Continue reading