Press Releases

Justice for Youth Community Awareness & Healing Event - September 10, 2014

Author of Orange is the New Black Visits Portland - April 24, 2014

Public Safety Reform Package Passes Oregon House - June 27, 2013

Victims and Victim Advocates Support HB 3194: Victims Need Oregon to Rebalance Public Safety - April 5, 2013

Local Residents Run and Walk in Salem to Support Youth Justice Reform in Oregon - October 25, 2012

New Crime Statistics Point to Need for Re-Balancing Public Safety Strategy - October 18, 2012

Pew Chooses Oregon for Public Safety Improvements - May 14, 2012

Youth Avoid Adult Prison - Go Straight to Juvenile Lock-Up - December 12, 2011 

Publication Highlights False Choice between Crime Victims’ Needs and Corrections Reform - December 8, 2011

Victims and Victim Advocates Call for Reduced Prison Spending: Services Not Sentences - May 31, 2011

Senate Passes Bill to Keep Kids Out of Adult Jails - May 9, 2011

Measure 73 Passes, Making Legislature’s Job More Challenging - November 3, 2010

Oregon Crime Rates Plunge to Historic 30-Year Low - May 24, 2010

15 Years of Measure 11: A Reason to Mourn, Not to Celebrate - April 14, 2010

Kevin Mannix Uses Fear Mongering to Force Legislator’s Hands - February 2, 2010

City of Eugene to “Think Outside the Box” - October 15, 2009

Oregon Gets Smarter on Crime New Laws Projected to Decrease Prison Population - October 2, 2009

Measure 11 Sentences Found Excessive by Oregon's Supreme Court - September 24, 2009

Analysis on Oregon’s Decline in Crime - September 14, 2009

Major Public Safety Policy Package Passes House - June 26, 2009

Major Public Safety Policy Package Fails - June 19, 2009

Measure 61 Fails - November 6, 2008

Measures 57 & 61 - Post Election Analysis - November 5, 2008

Oregonians Organize to Defeat Mannix’s Mandatory Minimum Measure - April 2, 2008