A selection of news STORIES, EDITORIALS, AND OPINION PIECES about WOMEN in PRISON IN Oregon
Peer mentoring program helps prepare Oregon’s incarcerated youth for life on the outside
Salem Reporter, 10/26/18
Doctor who worked at Coffee Creek Correctional Institution sued by three women
The Oregonian, 10/17/18
Oregon women’s prison adopts new vaccination practices for upcoming flu season
Willamette Week, 10/3/18
"Oregon failed to provide flu vaccines to most of its prison inmates, one woman died"
Willamette Week, 3/21/18
"Former inmate now helps others stay out of prison"
Mail Tribune, 3/1/18
"Crammed women's prison drives new programs"
Mail Tribune, 2/27/18
"Women's crime rates climb, straining jail space"
Mail Tribune, 2/25/18
"Oregon grants transgender inmate's request to move to a women's prison"
The Oregonian, 1/23/18
"Lawsuit asks state to stop new law that cuts sentences for ID thieves"
The Oregonian, 11/15/17
"Former Oregon inmate sues corrections officer guilty of sexually abusing her" The Oregonian, 10/26/17
"Life after prison: Portland residents’ stories" Street Roots, 10/20/17
"Severe stress and domestic violence" The Daily Astorian, 10/15/17
"State economists: Prison population declining from new programs" Portland Tribune, 10/8/17
"Prison diversion program for pregnant women clears House."
Statesman Journal, 7/5/17
"The impact of Measure 57 on women in Oregon"
The Five Quadrants of Portland, XRAY FM, 5/18/17
"Four state prisons served inmates food 'not for human consumption,' lawsuit alleges"
The Oregonian, 5/11/17
"Women inmates file second suit against state prison doctor"
The Oregonian, 4/24/17
"Proposed bill aims to cut Oregon's prison population"
Statesman Journal, 4/13/17
"Oregon's female inmates need support, not another prison"
The Oregonian, 4/12/17
"State pays former inmate $175,000 settlement in abuse claim"
The Oregonian, 3/28/17
"Oregon faces skyrocketing female prison population"
Statesman Journal, 2/16/17
"Women's prison focus of state summit, legislative session"
Portland Tribune, 2/16/17
"Emergency board denies request for funding for second women's prison"
Portland Tribune, 12/14/16
"What should Oregon do about crowded women's prison?"
The Bulletin, 12/12/16
"Women's prison officer accused of sexual misconduct"
KOIN 6, 10/13/16
"'Traumatized every day': prison sexual abuse survivor jailed again - as a witness"
The Guardian, 9/19/16
"Send fewer women to state prison"
The Register-Guard, 9/18/16
"Oregon was about to open a second women's prison because of 25 inmates"
Willamette Week, 9/16/16
"Accuser in prison sex case jailed in former guard's trial"
The Oregonian, 9/2/16
"Coffee Creek inmate who had kidney removed files medical malpractice lawsuit against state"
The Oregonian, 4/18/16
"Prison staff mixed up inmates' breast milk"
The Oregonian, 2/28/16
"Manager at women's prison on job after prostitution-related conviction"
The Oregonian, 2/1/16
"Coffee Creek sex allegations: State 'categorically denies' doctor abused inmates"
The Oregonian, 5/5/15
"Two women accuse Coffee Creek prison doctor of sexual assault"
The Oregonian, 4/30/15
"Abuse of women inmates at Oregon's Coffee Creek prison goes on for years"
The Oregonian, 4/29/12
Willamette Week, 1/17/12