Family Members of Inmates Lobby Senators on Prison Reform Bill — CRInsideOutHope.Org

July 10, Washington, D.C. Justice advocates turn up the heat on lawmakers. Around 300 demonstrators gathered from both coasts for the Families for Justice Reform NOW rally, sponsored by Families Against Mandatory Minimums (FAMM), Prison Fellowship®, and others. Article in the Christian Post online: https://www.christianpost.com/news/family-members-of-inmates-lobby-senators-to-pass-prison-fellowship-backed-reform-bill-225946/

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ODOC Volunteer NEWS_July 2018.pdf

Good Day ODOC Volunteers!

Please find attached the third edition of the Oregon Department of Corrections Volunteer Newsletter for 2018. You will receive the newsletter quarterly, via email. Thank you for the important and inspirational services you have provided to the Adults in Custody and people of Oregon through the years. This newsletter will share information important for our Volunteer team members to know. Please feel free to send us questions to be addressed in future editions as well as article suggestions. Thank you again for your ongoing effort to bring hope, healing and healthy attitudes into the correctional institutions throughout our state.

Safe Travels,

Lavon Starr Meyers

ODOC Volunteer Program Rep.

82911 Beach Access Rd.

Umatilla, OR 97882

541-922-2089

Lavon.a.starrmeyers

DOC Volunteer NEWS_July 2018.pdf

Agenda for Saturday’s Quarterly

Greetings,

We’re looking forward to seeing many of you in Redmond, OR this Saturday, July 7th. Below is the agenda for our CRI Quarterly, come a little early & enjoy coffee & donuts with us.

We’re meeting at the Word of Victory Church, 645 SE Salmon Avenue, Redmond, OR 97756, & everyone is welcome. This is a free event, newcomers & associated prison/re-entry ministries & organizations are invited.

We especially encourage the CR leaderships to participate & support this important outreach of CR to inmates & their families.

Join us for questions and comments at https://insideouthope.org/groups/north-west/.

Have a safe & healthy 4th of July celebration.

In Christ,

9:30AM Coffee&Donut Fellowship

10:00 Worship- ‘Word of Victory Worship Team’
10:15 Welcome- Scott Patterson, CRI Rep OR & NW Lead Apprentice
10:20 Correctional CR Group Reports:
Prisons: various
Jails: various
10:45 Native Nations- Sarah Frank, Warm Springs Behavioral Health
11:00 Testimony- Jason Johnson, ‘another satisfied customer’
11:15 CR/CRI in Kenya, Africa- Jared Onserio, Founder CCDA
11:30 CRI Ministry News- Kent Whitaker, CRI NW Lead
11: 40 Healthy Conduct as CRI Leaders- Nicole Antis, CRI Rep WA
11:55 Small Note of Encouragement- Becky Fink, CR Rep OR
12:00PM Lunch Break
12:30 Worship- ‘Word of Victory Worship Team’
12:45 Mentor Corner- Paul Arro, CRI Volunteer
1:00 Merrith Allen, ODOC Release Counselor
1:15 Brad Allen, Oregon Probation & Parole Officer
1:30 Myth of Balance- Scott Patterson, CRI Rep OR & NW Lead Apr
1:45 Restoration Plan- Sharon Weldin, CR Rep OR
2:00 Closing Prayer

Kent Whitaker
CRI NW Region Lead
AK,WA,OR,ID,MT,WY
503-789-3756
dblactn

Nicole Antis
CRI Rep, Washington
(503) 793-2177
girl4godonly

Richard Moody
CRI Rep, Washington
(253) 222-4749
richardmoody1264

Scott Patterson
CRI Rep, Oregon
(541) 848-8419
spatterson8419

Dan Kelly
CRI Rep, Oregon
(503) 871-8382

dankelly5051

Angie Kelly
CRI Rep, Oregon
(503) 269-0899
angela2017cr4life

‘Building a bridge from the correctional CR
to the community CR.’

CRI Quarterly:
Saturday, 7/7/2018
Word of Victory
645 SE Salmon Avenue
Redmond, OR 97756

East Coast Summit 7/11-13/2018
West Coast CR Summit 8/8-10/2018

Event Registration, Tools & Group Finder:
www.celebraterecovery.com

CR Inside Information & Group Finder:
www.cr-inside.org
www.nwcrinewsletter.us
www.facebook.com/crinorthwest

TESTIMONY T-SHIRT WINNER! — Post on insideouthope.org By Danny Duchene.

Hi Inside Community! In case you haven’t heard, this year’s Testimony T-shirt winner is Russel Clark. Russell is a CRI participant in Texas. His testimony will be on a small tag with every shirt sold at the 2018 Summits. What do you all think? Danny Duchene Pastor|National Director of CR Inside

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House overwhelmingly passes prison education reform bill

House overwhelmingly passes prison education reform bill

WASHINGTON — The House by an overwhelming 360-59 vote passed a bipartisan reform bill Tuesday that provides more education for federal prisoners and gives them a second chance after their release.

https://nypost.com/2018/05/22/house-overwhelmingly-passes-bipartisan-prison-reform-bill/

Long Range Dates to Remember…

A list of upcoming events to think about attending:

CR Training Conference in Gig Harbor on March 10th.

CRI Quarterly (held in that same area), at the Trinity Church in Tacoma, April 7th.

Next, we are headed to Redmond, OR on July 7th with a Quarterly for those on the central & eastern side of Oregon.

Then we’re bringing the Quarterly to Eugene on October 6th at the Crossfire Church.

Next stop will be February in Salem

The Quarterly will return to Portland in April, 2019.

Thank you all for your dedication, integrity & energy!

In Christ we are strong,

Kent Whitaker
CRI NW Region Lead
AK,WA,OR,ID,MT,WY
dblactn@me.com
503-789-3756

‘Creating a bridge fromthe correctional CR to
the community CR.’