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Wednesday June 29, 2016 – RJF, Worcester : Phase 2

On Day 7, Jennifer Chatburn who is no stranger to the Restorative Justice Process shared her testimony of being a victim of crime. 608 more words

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Pollsmoor Prison. The largest prison in the Western Cape, where on the first Thursday of every month the doors are opened to accommodate scores of prayer warriors. 69 more words

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Emergency Board rejects funding request for another women's prison

The Oregon Legislature’s Emergency Board on Wednesday turned down a request for funding that would go toward opening a second women’s prison in the state next year.The committee accepted the recommendation of a subcommittee, which rejected the request but pledged to revisit the issue early next year. 13 more words

The Oregonian

Emergency Board denies request for funding for second women's prison

Lawmakers want to try to reduce the female inmate population through alternative programs

The Oregon Emergency Board on Wednesday denied a request by state corrections officials for $3.8 million to continue laying the groundwork for opening a second women’s prison in Oregon. 15 more words

Oregon Legislature

Oregon Legislature rejects money for new women’s prison

Lawmakers on a panel weighing whether to pay to open a second women’s prison amid crowding at Coffee Creek Correctional Facility rejected the idea Wednesday, signaling Oregon will focus on ongoing reform efforts over the coming months instead. 52 more words

Bend Bulletin

Funding rejected for second women's prison

A state plan to open a second women’s prison faced a major setback Monday when lawmakers recommended denying money for the proposal.

Source: Funding rejected for second women’s prison | OregonLive.com

The Oregonian

Plans for second women's prison stoking controversy

Extra beds double up along the walls of four large dorms at Oregon’s only women’s prison, crowding exits and making it tough for the lone correction officer in each room to spot trouble. 38 more words

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