As the January 23 special election approaches, criminal justice and public safety reform advocates have been rallying in support of Measure 101, which would maintain healthcare for thousands of Oregon families. If you’re an advocate of smart criminal justice policy reform, and you’re wondering how Measure 101 will impact public safety, here are two appeals that land on the same truth: public health is a matter of public safety. Vote Yes on Measure 101.
Healthcare is a matter of public safety. That’s why we’re endorsing Measure 101.
One of the biggest crises of our criminal justice system is the extent to which jails and prisons are used to house thousands of Oregonians who fall through the cracks in our health care system. Instead of getting necessary physical and mental health services, people who need care are disproportionately imprisoned and jailed.
Healthcare is essential for crime prevention and recovery. Here’s a snapshot of […]