Youth are capable of positive transformation and our laws and policies should give them an opportunity to take accountability and then re-build their lives. This two-minute video “We Deserve Better” highlights some of the core problems we must address in order to improve our approach to youth justice.
Let legislators know that Oregon needs to invest more in life-saving victim services, addiction treatment, mental health services and re-entry programs for a more effective approach to building safe and healthy communities.
"The Next Right Thing" follows the story of Jamaica, a mother struggling to overcome barriers that come with a conviction history. Like many others coming out of prison, Jamaica is ready and eager to work. When businesses and governments include people with conviction histories in their hiring polls, everyone wins. [...]