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  Joanne Sandhu (testimony) Joanne Sandhu, resident, Keizer 3/28/2019 Senate Committee On Judiciary
  Roberta Palmer (testimony) Roberta Palmer, resident 3/28/2019 Senate Committee On Judiciary
  Lawrence E. Johnson (testimony) Lawrence E. Johnson, resident, Corvallis 3/28/2019 Senate Committee On Judiciary
  Rita Fawcett (testimony) Rita Fawcett, resident, Portland 3/28/2019 Senate Committee On Judiciary
  Keli Osborn (testimony) Keli Osborn, resident, Eugene 3/28/2019 Senate Committee On Judiciary
  Barry Shapiro (testimony) Barry Shapiro, teacher, Oregon Youth Authority 3/28/2019 Senate Committee On Judiciary
  Chuck Meyer (testimony) Chuck Meyer, resident, Silverton 3/28/2019 Senate Committee On Judiciary
  Laurie Chadwick (testimony) Laurie Chadwick, resident, Silverton 3/28/2019 Senate Committee On Judiciary
  Len Norwitz (testimony) Len Norwitz, Senior Political Organizer, SEUI Local 503, OPEU 3/28/2019 Senate Committee On Judiciary
  Madeline Carroll (testimony) Madeline Carroll, Black Lives Matter Action Group, Portland Chapter, Showing Up for Justice 3/28/2019 Senate Committee On Judiciary
  Kimberly Mason (testimony) Kimberly Mason, attorney, Portland 3/28/2019 Senate Committee On Judiciary
  Norman Turrill and Karen Nibler (testimony) Norman Turrill and Karen Nibler, League of Women Voters of Oregon 3/28/2019 Senate Committee On Judiciary
  Mackenzie Klapp and Matthew Gaddis (testimony) Mackenzie Klapp and Matthew Gaddis, Oregon Child Advocacy Program, University of Oregon 3/28/2019 Senate Committee On Judiciary
  Julie Chapman (testimony) Julie Chapman, resident, Portland 3/28/2019 Senate Committee On Judiciary
  Chris Coughlin (testimony) Chris Coughlin, Legislative Director, Children First for Oregon 3/28/2019 Senate Committee On Judiciary
  Susan Stoltenberg (testimony) Susan Stoltenberg, CEO, YWCA of Greater Portland 3/28/2019 Senate Committee On Judiciary
  Bill Sinkford (testimony) Bill Sinkford, Senior Minister, First Unitarian of Portland 3/28/2019 Senate Committee On Judiciary
  Lynn Schroeder (testimony) Lynn Schroeder, Oregon Juvenile Department Directors’ Association (OJDDA) 3/28/2019 Senate Committee On Judiciary
  Natasha Pickens (testimony) Natasha Pickens, resident, Portland 3/28/2019 Senate Committee On Judiciary
  Elaine Hultengren (testimony) Elaine Hultengren, volunteer, Oregon State Penitentiary 3/28/2019 Senate Committee On Judiciary
  Eric Richardson (testimony) Eric Richardson, President, Eugene/Springfield NAACP 3/28/2019 Senate Committee On Judiciary
  Babak Zolfaghari-Azar (testimony) Babak Zolfaghari-Azar, Family Care Manager, Community Healing Initiative (CHI) Program 3/28/2019 Senate Committee On Judiciary
  Ken Nolley (testimony) Ken Nolley, Oregon Voices 3/28/2019 Senate Committee On Judiciary
  Colette Peters (testimony) Colette Peters, Director, Oregon Department of Corrections 3/28/2019 Senate Committee On Judiciary
  Clackamas County Board of Commissioners (testimony) Clackamas County Board of Commissioners 3/28/2019 Senate Committee On Judiciary
  Kathie Berger (testimony) Kathie Berger, Oregon Criminal Defense Lawyers Association 3/28/2019 Senate Committee On Judiciary
  Dawn Andrews (testimony) Dawn Andrews, public defender, Multnomah County 3/28/2019 Senate Committee On Judiciary
  Deborah Smith Arthur (testimony) Deborah Smith Arthur, Associate Professor, Portland State University 3/28/2019 Senate Committee On Judiciary
  Julia Yoshimoto (testimony) Julia Yoshimoto, Commissioner, Oregon Commission for Women and Oregon Commission on Black Affairs 3/28/2019 Senate Committee On Judiciary
  Trevor Walraven (testimony) Trevor Walraven, resident, Springfield 3/28/2019 Senate Committee On Judiciary
  Amanda Manjarrez (testimony) Amanda Manjarrez, Advocacy Director, Latino Network 3/28/2019 Senate Committee On Judiciary
  Althea Seloover (testimony) Althea Seloover, Director, Investigation and Prisoner Support, Youth Justice Project, OJRC 3/28/2019 Senate Committee On Judiciary
  Rod Berg (testimony) Rod Berg, Prison Minister 3/28/2019 Senate Committee On Judiciary
  Tessa Bialek, Elana Bildner, Sarah Russell (testimony) Bialek, Bildner, Russell, Juvenile Sentencing Project, Legal Clinic, Quinnipiac School of Law 3/28/2019 Senate Committee On Judiciary
  Perla Alvarez (testimony) Perla Alvarez, Legislative Director, Oregon Student Association 3/28/2019 Senate Committee On Judiciary
  Mary Sofia (American Criminal Law Review article: "Trauma Informed Juvenile Justice") Mary Sofia, Legislative Director, Oregon Criminal Defense Lawyers Association 3/28/2019 Senate Committee On Judiciary
  Mary Sofia (Loyola of Los Angeles Law Review article: "Introduction: A New Era in Juvenile Justice") Mary Sofia, Legislative Director, Oregon Criminal Defense Lawyers Association 3/28/2019 Senate Committee On Judiciary
  Bobbin Singh (testimony of currently incarcerated individuals) Bobbin Singh, Executive Director, Oregon Justice Resource Center 3/28/2019 Senate Committee On Judiciary
  Kelly Iverson (testimony) Kelly Iverson, Showing Up for Racial Justice Portland 3/28/2019 Senate Committee On Judiciary
  Paul Solomon (testimony) Paul Solomon, Executive Director, Sponsors Inc. 3/28/2019 Senate Committee On Judiciary
  Mark Leymon (testimony) Mark Leymon, Associate Professor, Criminology and Criminal Justice, Portland State University 3/28/2019 Senate Committee On Judiciary
  Lisa Christon (testimony) Lisa Christon, former Lane County prosecutor 3/28/2019 Senate Committee On Judiciary
  Beth Heckert (testimony) Beth Heckert, District Attorney, Jackson County; President, Oregon District Attorneys Association 3/28/2019 Senate Committee On Judiciary
  Deena Corso (testimony) Deena Corso, Director, Juvenile Services Division, Multnomah County Department of Community Justice 3/28/2019 Senate Committee On Judiciary
  Samantha Buckingham (testimony) Samantha Buckingham, Professor, Loyola Law School; Director, Center for Juvenile Law and Policy 3/28/2019 Senate Committee On Judiciary
  Debra Kolodny (testimony) Debra Kolodny, Rabbi, As the Spirit Moves Us 3/28/2019 Senate Committee On Judiciary
  Joe O'Leary (testimony) Joe O'Leary, Director, Oregon Youth Authority 3/28/2019 Senate Committee On Judiciary
  Victoria Roggensack (testimony) Victoria Roggensack, parenting facilitator, Oregon State Penitentiary 3/28/2019 Senate Committee On Judiciary
  Timothy S. Canter (testimony) Timothy S. Canter, resident, Springfield 4/8/2019 Senate Committee On Judiciary
  Anthony Pickens (testimony) Anthony Pickens, incarcerated individual 4/8/2019 Senate Committee On Judiciary
  Jenny Lee (testimony) Jenny Lee, Advocacy Director, Coalition of Communities of Color 4/8/2019 Senate Committee On Judiciary
  Natasha Pickens (testimony) Natasha Pickens, resident, Portland 4/8/2019 Senate Committee On Judiciary
  Nikola Nable-Juris (testimony) Nikola Nable-Juris, Senior Policy Counsel, The Campaign for the Fair Sentencing of Youth 4/24/2019 House Committee On Judiciary
  Chris Lyons (testimony) Chris Lyons, Government Affairs Manager, Clackamas County 4/24/2019 House Committee On Judiciary
  Susan Stoltenberg (testimony) Susan Stoltenberg, Executive Director, YWCA of Greater Portland 4/24/2019 House Committee On Judiciary
  KO Berger (testimony) Kathie O. Berger, member, OCDLA 4/24/2019 House Committee On Judiciary
  Christine McMahan (testimony) Christina McMahan, Oregon Juvenile Department Directors’ Association 4/24/2019 House Committee On Judiciary
  Babak Zolfaghari-Azar (testimony) Babak Zolfaghari-Azar, Family Care Manager, Community Healing Initiative Program 4/24/2019 House Committee On Judiciary
  Debra Kolodny (testimony) Debra Kolodny, Rabbi, As the Spirit Moves Us 4/24/2019 House Committee On Judiciary
  Tim Colahan (testimony) Tim Colahan, Executive Director, Oregon District Attorneys Association 4/24/2019 House Committee On Judiciary
  Beth Heckert (testimony) Beth Heckert, President, Oregon District Attorneys Association; District Attorney, Jackson County 4/24/2019 House Committee On Judiciary
  Jan Elfers (testimony) Jan Elfers, President, Ecumenical Ministries of Oregon 4/24/2019 House Committee On Judiciary
  Chris Coughlin (testimony) Chris Coughlin, Legislative Director, Children First for Oregon 4/24/2019 House Committee On Judiciary
  D. Dryden, J. Ferris, D. Shook, and D. Mitzel, and D. Ingram (testimony) D. Dryden, J. Ferris, D. Shook, D. Mitzel & D. Ingram, SEIU Local 415 4/24/2019 House Committee On Judiciary
  Craig McDermott (testimony) Craig McDermott, resident, Hillsboro 4/24/2019 House Committee On Judiciary
  Samantha Gladu (testimony) Samantha Gladu, Executive Director, Bus Project 4/24/2019 House Committee On Judiciary
  Bobbin Singh (article: "Oregon District Attorneys Association Uses...") Bobbin Singh, Executive Director, OJRC 4/24/2019 House Committee On Judiciary
  Norman Turrill, Karen Nibler (testimony) Norman Turrill, President, and Karen Nibler, Social Policy Coordinator, LWVOR 4/24/2019 House Committee On Judiciary
  T. Bialek, E Bildner, S. Russell (testimony) T. Bialek, E. Bildner, S. Russell, Juvenile Sentencing Project, Quinnipiac University Law School 4/24/2019 House Committee On Judiciary
  Bryan Stevenson (testimony) Bryan Stevenson, Executive Director, Equal Justice Initiative 4/24/2019 House Committee On Judiciary
  Ken Nolley (testimony) Ken Nolley, Oregon Voices 4/24/2019 House Committee On Judiciary
  Colette Peters (testimony) Colette Peters, Director, Oregon Department of Corrections 4/24/2019 House Committee On Judiciary
  Kimberly McCullough (one pager) Kimberly McCullough, Policy Director, ACLU of Oregon 4/24/2019 House Committee On Judiciary
  Bobbin Singh (letters of incarcerated individuals) Bobbin Singh, Executive Director, OJRC 4/24/2019 House Committee On Judiciary
  Mark G.H. Leymon (testimony) Mark G.H. Leymon, Associate Professor, Department of Criminology & Criminal Justice, PSU 4/24/2019 House Committee On Judiciary
  Deborah Smith Arthur (testimony) Deborah Smith Arthur, Associate Professor, Univerisity Studies Program, PSU 4/24/2019 House Committee On Judiciary
  Lisa Christon (testimony) Lisa Christon, former juvenile prosecutor 4/24/2019 House Committee On Judiciary
  Norm Frink (testimony) Norm Frink, resident 4/24/2019 House Committee On Judiciary
  Kevin Mannix (testimony) Kevin Mannix, President, Common Sense for Oregon 4/24/2019 House Committee On Judiciary
  Trevor Walraven (testimony) Trevor Walraven, Resident, Springfield 4/24/2019 House Committee On Judiciary
  Lizbeht Marquez (testimony) Lizbeht Marquez, student, WOU; Policy Associate, Oregon Student Association 4/24/2019 House Committee On Judiciary
  Deena Corso (testimony) Deena Corso, Director, Juvenile Services Division, Community Justice Department, Multnomah County 4/24/2019 House Committee On Judiciary
  Rose Wilde (testimony) Rose Wilde, resident, Eugene 4/24/2019 House Committee On Judiciary
  Courtney Helstein (article: "Oregon District Attorneys Association Uses...") Courtney Helstein, Director of Government Affairs & Campaigns, Strategies 360 4/24/2019 House Committee On Judiciary
  Marc Levin (testimony) Marc Levin, Right on Crime 4/24/2019 House Committee On Judiciary
  Manny Martinez (testimony) Manny Martinez, Affiliation Unknown 4/24/2019 House Committee On Judiciary
  Mark McDonnell (testimony) Mark McDonnell, retired deputy district attorney 4/24/2019 House Committee On Judiciary
  Greg Horner (testimony) Greg Horner, retired county prosecutor 4/24/2019 House Committee On Judiciary
  Samantha Buckingham (article - Introduction: A New Era in Juvenile Justice) Samantha Buckingham, Director, Juvenile Justice Clinic, Center for Juvenile Law and Policy 4/24/2019 House Committee On Judiciary
  Samantha Buckingham (article - Trauma Informed Juvenile Justice) Samantha Buckingham, Director, Juvenile Justice Clinic, Center for Juvenile Law and Policy 4/24/2019 House Committee On Judiciary
  Samantha Buckingham (testimony) Samantha Buckingham, Director, Juvenile Justice Clinic, Center for Juvenile Law and Policy 4/24/2019 House Committee On Judiciary
  Royce Bowlin (testimony) Royce Bowlin, Oregon Alliance of Children’s Programs 4/24/2019 House Committee On Judiciary
  Joe O’Leary (testimony) Joe O’Leary, Director, Oregon Youth Authority 4/24/2019 House Committee On Judiciary
  Keith and Tami LaHaie (testimony) Keith and Tami LaHaie, residents, Central Point 4/24/2019 House Committee On Judiciary
  Dawn Andrews (testimony) Dawn Andrews, public defender, Multnomah County 4/24/2019 House Committee On Judiciary
  Amanda Neal Roth (testimony) Amanda Neal Roth, resident 4/24/2019 House Committee On Judiciary
  Dana Kowash (testimony) Dana Kowash, resident, Keizer 4/24/2019 House Committee On Judiciary
  Christina McMahan (testimony) Christina McMahan, Director, Juvenile Department, Clackamas County; OJDDA 4/24/2019 House Committee On Judiciary
  Steve Doell (testimony) Steve Doell, President, Crime Victims United of Oregon 4/24/2019 House Committee On Judiciary
  Sen. Jackie Winters (testimony) Sen. Jackie Winters, Senate District 10 5/16/2019 House Committee On Judiciary
  Oregon Judges (testimony) Oregon Judges 5/16/2019 House Committee On Judiciary
  Testimony of Oregon Judges Oregon Judges 5/21/2019 House Committee On Judiciary
Floor Letters
Chamber Description Submitter(s) Measure Third Reading Submitted
Senate Right on Crime Yes Vote SB 1008 Sen Linthicum SB 1008 4/16/2019
Senate Yes Vote SB 1008 Reforming Youth Justice Sen Manning Jr SB 1008 4/16/2019
Senate OR District Attorneys Urge No on SB 1008 Sen Olsen SB 1008 4/16/2019
Senate Yes SB 1008 Youth Justice Policy Brief Sen Prozanski SB 1008 4/16/2019
Senate OR Juvenile Dept Urges Yes Vote on SB 1008 Sen Prozanski SB 1008 4/16/2019
Senate Oregon Poll Shows Want to Reform Youth Justice Sen Prozanski SB 1008 4/16/2019
Senate OR Dept Corrections Yes Vote SB 1008 Sen Prozanski SB 1008 4/16/2019
Senate Oregon Youth Authority Yes Vote SB 1008 Sen Prozanski SB 1008 4/16/2019
Senate Over 40 Organizations Urge Yes Vote on SB 1008 Sen Winters SB 1008 4/16/2019
Senate Graph: Incarcerated Americans 1920-2013 Sen Linthicum SB 1008 4/16/2019
Senate Marion County DA Urges No Vote on SB 1008 Sen Boquist SB 1008 4/16/2019
Senate OR DA Assoc. Urges No Vote on SB 1008 Sen Boquist SB 1008 4/16/2019
House Ashland Daily Tidings Rep Marsh SB 1008 5/7/2019
House Measure 11 adjustments are necessary Rep Williams SB 1008 5/8/2019
House Measure 11 , SB 1008 Rep Alonso Leon SB 1008 5/9/2019
House Lane County Board of Commissioners supports SB1008 Rep Wilde SB 1008 5/14/2019
House Reasonable changes to juvenile punishments Rep Fahey SB 1008 5/15/2019
House Editorial: Senate gets it right Rep Marsh SB 1008 5/23/2019
House Legislative Counsel Committee letter Rep Doherty SB 1008 5/23/2019
House Legislative Counsel Committee letter Rep Smith Warner SB 1008 5/23/2019
House Legislative Counsel Committee letter Rep Power SB 1008 5/23/2019
House AFSCME & Public Defenders urge your Yes on SB 1008 Rep Power SB 1008 5/23/2019
House Measure 11 Rep McLain SB 1008 5/23/2019
House Reforms Oregon's juvenile justice Rep Williams SB 1008 5/23/2019
House Vote No on SB 1008 Rep Sprenger SB 1008 5/23/2019
House Pass SB 1008 Rep Meek SB 1008 5/23/2019
House Reasonable changes to juvenile punishments Rep Wilde SB 1008 5/23/2019
House Measure 11 Rep Wilde SB 1008 5/23/2019

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