We advocate for policies that make Oregon’s approach to public safety more effective and just for people convicted of crime, survivors of crime, and the families of both.
In her first Street Roots column, Crime Survivor Program Director Amy Davidson beautifully illustrates how a collection of moments in her work as an advocate for survivors inspired her to seek more effective policy solutions to crime. Read her story here…
On Wednesday, May 3rd, a diverse group of public safety advocates gathered in Salem to ask lawmakers for continued support for Justice Reinvestment.
Thirty-six people met with 68 legislators, telling them about the great success that local jurisdictions are having with Justice Reinvestment, a program that achieves accountability through community supervision, addiction […]
Congratulations to Rep. Tawna Sanchez and Rep. Carla Piluso for their moving and insightful op-ed published in today’s Oregonian!
In it, they reflect on their professional experiences — Rep. Piluso as a law enforcement police chief, and Rep. Sanchez as a community leader working with women in prison — and outline how their divergent backgrounds have brought them to the same […]
Thank you all for making our 2017 Safety and Justice Day of Action a resounding success! From Ashland to Corvallis, from Seaside to Gresham, you made your voices heard at the Capitol yesterday.
Together, we let our legislators know: More treatment and healing. Not another prison.
Our omnibus has a name and bill numbers: The Safety and Savings Act is HB 3078 and SB 894!
We’ll continue to keep you posted about milestones like hearings and votes, but if you’re a policy superfan, we encourage you to visit the bill’s webpages on the Oregon Legislative Information System (OLIS) website.
Ready to get to work, Oregon? It’s time to advocate for the 2017 Safety and Savings Act!
Safety and Justice Day of Action
Monday, April 3, 9:30 am – 4:00 pm
Oregon State Capitol in Salem.
This is one of the most important community events for criminal justice and crime survivor advocacy, and its success depends on you! Together we can:
- Reduce […]