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A bridge in the middle of a forest

The needs of people with disabilities during this public health response

DRO Advocacy Continues During COVID-19 Public Health Response Continuing to provide services Our hearts go out to everyone affected by the COVID-19 public health crisis that is rapidly unfolding here in Oregon and across the world. We know that natural disasters and emergencies can be even worse for people with disabilities. While we all work to… Continue Reading The needs of people with disabilities during this public health response

Voices of kids at NORCOR

The names of the kids who were interviewed as part of our investigation were changed to protect their identities.  Eli’s Story A boy with a history of self-harm was disciplined for 69 consecutive days for talking and “being needy.” The boy said that he was disciplined for having an additional book in his cell. “I… Continue Reading Voices of kids at NORCOR