PSJ's communications and development associate, Denise Welch, looks at how the momentum for criminal justice reform has turned into a movement, not only in Oregon but across the country, in this Fall 2015 Justice Matters article.
In this Justice Matters' article, Deputy Director Shannon Wight discusses a very special day at the Capitol in May of 2015. Over 50 people from interest groups as diverse as the district attorneys and criminal defense lawyers, met with legislators about the need to continue Justice Reinvestment.
PSJ's Deputy Director Shannon Wight writes about the progress made toward reforming Oregon's criminal justice system during this Legislative Session and why we're still fighting the good fight. (Street Roots)
The Medford Mail Tribune understands Justice Reinvestment. "The state's prison population has leveled off and begun to decline. But after only two years, lawmakers in Salem are already itching to divert some of the money to other state budget needs. That's premature."
Deputy Director Shannon Wight discusses the strong unified voice in support of Justice Reinvestment demonstrated by the diverse group of nearly 50 people who met in the Capitol with legislators about the need for a continued investment in smarter public safety policy. (Street Roots)