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OR CURE Book Drive Update

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

Beaverton Support Group Features Guest Speaker

The Beaverton, Oregon CURE group will meet on Wednesday July 2, 2014 in Meeting Room A in the Beaverton City Library. We have the room from 5:30 to 8:30 pm and our guest speaker will be Dawnell Meyer who is the DOC Administrator of Education and Training. We know the wheels of progress move slowly … 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

Updates and Corrections

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.

Join Us for an Evening with Colette Peters

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

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

Annual Meeting: Colette Peters Featured Guest

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.

Beaverton Support Group to Host DOC Education and Training Administrator

Mark your calendars because you don’t want to miss this opportunity. Dawnell Meyer will be our featured guest speaker at the September 4th Beaverton Support Group Meeting.  Dawnell is the current Education and Training Administrator for the Oregon Department of Corrections.  She will be covering current educational programs offered at various institutions throughout the state.  Oregon … Continue reading

Beaverton Support Group Hosts DOC Guest Speaker

The Beaverton Support Group will meet on Wednesday, July 3 at the Beaverton City Library, Meeting Room A. Our guest speaker from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. will be Randy Geer, former Chief of Inmate Services at DOC; currently in the Offender Management and Rehabilitation Division. He has been with the department for 30 years and … 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

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