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On the Topic of Segregation…

Oregon CURE has been receiving letters from adults in custody housed in the IMU at Snake River Correctional Institution.  IMU stands for Intensive Management Unit and is where the department assigns “[adults in custody] of custody Level 5 for special security housing and programs separate from general population housing to provide inmate security, control, and supervision.” Most of the correspondence … Continue reading

Prison Newsletters!

Please take a moment and review our latest section on our site – Prison Newsletters.  We are very excited to be receiving this information from the Dome Building at the same time that the Institutions do.  Oregon CURE is now on the Department of Corrections email list. Most of these newsletters are published weekly, so … Continue reading

Tobacco-Free State Properties

Governor Kitzhaber signed an Executive Order in September 2012 that requires state-owned buildings and properties to  become tobacco free. This Executive Order prohibits the use of all  tobacco products (including smokeless tobacco and electronic cigarettes) inside state agency buildings and on state agency grounds. This order  applies to all employees, volunteers, and visitors. DOC must become tobacco … Continue reading

Change for the Better!

Oregon CURE recently met with Colette Peters, the Director of the Oregon DOC and Mike Gower, Assistant Director / Operations.  The DOC is in the process of changing the terminology used to describe our loved ones in prison.  For years, people in prison have been labeled “inmate” which is not a description that is used … Continue reading