To dismantle systemic discrimination in the administration of justice by promoting civil rights and enhancing the quality of legal representation for traditionally underserved communities, especially people living in poverty and people of color.
Bottom Line for Portland
OJRC is the only legal organization solely focused on achieving lasting criminal-justice reform by combining services to incarcerated and formerly incarcerated clients with system-level action to make our justice system fairer, particularly for people of color and other marginalized groups.
“My son’s father took him out of state and I thought that was it. With OJRC’s help, I discovered I could get him back. I’m out of prison, clean for three years, I’ve got my son, and we’re moving forward.”
—Ramona, OJRC client
Donors of $15+ are entered to win a $100 gift card and employee store pass to Adidas. Donors of $50+ receive a bagel, schmear and 8 oz. coffee from Bowery Bagels. Donors of $100+ receive a haircut at Rooks Barbershop.