ORCURE has written 26 posts for Oregon CURE

Oregon CURE 2015 Annual Meeting

Mark your calendar. The Oregon CURE annual meeting will be held the evening of October 19, 2015.  5:45-8:30 P.M. This years theme:  Hope Overcoming the Prison Experience Location:  Beaverton Library, 12375 SW 5th St. Beaverton, OR 97005.  Meeting rooms A and B. Program: Re-entry Resources Re-entry Experts Video from OSP Lifers Club Personal Stories on … Continue reading

Take Action Now! Support Pell Grants for People in Prison!

It’s Prison Reform 101. The Obama administration will soon give some inmates the chance to take college courses on the government’s dime. The Education Department and Justice Department on Friday are expected to announce a pilot program giving some prisoners access to federal Pell grants. The aim is to test how effective correctional education programs … Continue reading

The Scarlett Letter

The following was written by an adult in custody and does not necessarily reflect the opinions of CURE. The Scarlett Letter: Redux There is an old joke: a psychiatrist is using the Rohrschak test to examine a patient. Each inkblot card the psychiatrist held up would be followed by a description of sexual imagery by … Continue reading

Ban the Box Legislation

State Sen. Chip Shields June 11, 2015 PRESS RELEASE Media contact: Amanda Hess, Chief Advisor 503-986-1722 “Ban the Box” receives bipartisan Senate approval HB 3025 will help those with prior arrests or convictions seek employment SALEM – The Senate approved “ban the box” legislation this morning on a bipartisan vote of 21-8. House … Continue reading

Salem Support Group Meeting Location

Hello, Please join me in giving a huge THANK YOU to Vickie.   She has located a place for us to hold our meetings at no cost! We will be meeting at the Keizer Salem  Area Senior Center 930 Plymouth Dr., NE Keizer For those that are able to join us, park on the side … Continue reading

Salem Support Group Update

Come and join us. The following will be attending our monthly meetings that are held on the first Saturday of the month in Salem.      February  – Dawnell Meyer, ODOC, Education and Training.      March    –  Emanuel Price, “Second Chances Are For Everyone”. This week , Saturday March 7th, we will be meeting at the Salem Evangelical … Continue reading