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13th Public Screening and Discussion

Click on link to see poster and information about this film sponsored by Justice Advocates and Partnership for Safety and Justice 13th-poster-jus_22146115_79c025853c9e417dd3fe9a33afcdc0d520ec5c75

Did the Supreme Court Base a Ruling on a Myth?

Thatcher’s juvenile justice reform bill passes unanimously.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Jonathan Lockwood  Communications Director 971-645-2140 Thatcher’s juvenile justice reform bill passes unanimously SALEM, Ore.-Today, the Senate unanimously passed a bipartisan juvenile justice reform proposal, Senate Bill 846, chief-sponsored by state Sen. Kim Thatcher, R-Keizer. The bill will put an end to the practice of unnecessarily shackling youth in courtrooms. Thatcher applauded … Continue reading

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

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