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Group of Senators revive idea of a National Criminal Justice Commission

March 9, 2017 Group of Senators revive idea of a National Criminal Justice Commission Long time readers may recall that, way back in 2009, then-Senator Jim Webb introduced legislation to create a National Criminal Justice Commission.  As reported here by The Crime Report, what was old is now new again, and might this time have … Continue reading

Items of interest

*  Effective March 2, OSCI visiting room days will be changing to better serve our inmates and their visitors. New visiting days for OSCI will be Saturday through Wednesday; closed Thursday and Friday. Visiting hours will be the same. *This past Saturday, visiting was cancelled at South Fork Forest Camp because of inclement weather.  The DOC did not put out … Continue reading

Creating a community behind bars from the Hermiston Herald

Click on this link to read the article involving Two Rivers Correctional Institution.

A Letter From a Mom

From Someone Who Cares I last wrote a letter to CURE in my son’s 2nd year of a 90 month sentence. At that time he was at SRCI, and 20 years old. His future looked very bleak. Eleven years have passed. My son has been out of prison for 4 years and 1 month. The … Continue reading

One of the Eugene support group facilitators put this information together. THANKS.

From Oregon DOC:   Oregon State Correctional Institution friends & family: Visiting will be closed on Friday, October 28 due to operational need. OSP friends & family visiting update: Visiting will be closed all day on Tuesday, October 25 due to operational needs. —————————————— 1)  New Deputy Director of Oregon DOC:  http://www.oregonlive.com/pacific-northwest-news/index.ssf/2016/10/oregon_department_of_correctio.html 2)  From Oregon … Continue reading

Oregon CURE Annual Meeting

Meeting Date:  October 5, 2016 Location:  Beaverton Community Center 12350 s.w. 5th Street, Beaverton, Oregon 97005 Time:  6pm to 8pm Guest Speakers:  Jeff Premo (former superintendent with DOC) and Trevor Walraven (formerly incarcerated) We look forward to seeing you.

A Play at TRCI

  Metamorphoses to be performed by Two Rivers Theatre Group We are proud to announce the dates for this years’ play at Two Rivers Correctional Institution in Umatilla, Oregon. These dates will be: Saturday, September 24, October 1, and October 8, 2016. This year we are taking a break from Shakespeare and will be producing … Continue reading

Eugene Support Group Meeting July 7th

Hi All.  Put the July 7th CURE Support Group meeting on your calendar.  7-9 p.m. We will have a guest speaker from the Oregon Department of Corrections Health Services to answer our questions about health services for inmates and communication with family members.  We have provided our speaker with a list of initial questions to … Continue reading

Beaverton Group Meeting July 6th Location Update

Beaverton Group Meeting Jeremiah Stromberg, the Assistant Director for Community Corrections with Oregon Department of Corrections will speak at our July 6, 2016 meeting and will discuss:  Short Term Transitional Leave, Family Alternative Sentencing Pilot, Restitution Collection while Incarcerated and Justice Reinvestment. Location:  City of Beaverton Community Center, Sycamore room, directly south across the street … Continue reading

Fred Meyers Community Rewards Re-enrollment

FredMeyer community rewards.  It’s time for re-enrollment. Re-enroll your Rewards Card and continue to earn donations for Oregon CURE by shopping!  Continue telling Fred Meyer where to give $2.7 million to the community by re-linking your Rewards Card to Oregon CURE (non-profit number 91917). If you re-enroll by July 1st, we will continue to receive … Continue reading