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
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
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
The board of directors of Oregon CURE understand that financially contributing to our cause is not always an easy thing and that most members would like to give more than their budgets allow. It is with this thought in mind that we have enrolled in Fred Meyer’s Community Rewards program. This way, you can give … Continue reading
Please visit the Publications section and Orientations section for the latest version of our Community Resource Brochure. We have made several updates since the beginning of the year and want to make sure that everyone has the latest and most correct information. Thank you sincerely for your support and participation in Oregon CURE.
Sometimes, a plan comes together! Gretchen V, OR Cure President and Beaverton Support Group Facilitator, contacted several people to attend the Washington County Release Orientation – and they all attended the meeting and participated. Presenters included 2 PO’s from Washington County, 4 people from DOC, (2 at the administrative level, 2 release managers), 2 mentors from … Continue reading
October 2, 2013 is the Annual Meeting for the Oregon Chapter of CURE. As we have mentioned in our newsletters and support groups, all current Oregon CURE members are invited to attend this special event at the Beaverton Library, Meeting Room A. Setup will take place promptly at 5:30 with the event beginning at 6:00. … Continue reading
Our featured guest for our Annual Meeting is Colette Peters, Director of the Oregon Department of Corrections. The Oregon Cure Annual Meeting will be held in the Beaverton Library, meeting room A, on October 2, 2013. The event is scheduled from 6pm to 8pm.
In the Spring 2013 Oregon CURE newsletter, we outlined several bills that we were keeping an eye on, one of which is SB 463. Senate Bill (SB) 463 would require, upon request of a legislator, a racial impact statement on proposed child welfare and sentencing legislation. A racial impact statement will allow legislators to … Continue reading