MACG the Seed for Statewide Win on Debt Relief for Former Prisoners

In our end of the year MACG news round-up we sent last week, we forgot to mention one important win:

Gov. Kate Brown signed SB 360 into law in July, which allows former prisoners to pay some court-related fees back through performing community service.

Sen. Lew Frederick agreed to introduce the bill after hearing stories PHOENIX Rising Transition members told about post-prison financial burdens at the 2015 MACG listening campaign.

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MACG's 2017: Wins, New Members, Leadership and More



The end of 2017 has been full of action for MACG and our work for the common good.

As a start, two new institutions joined MACG from Clackamas and Washington counties, increasing MACG’s regional power.

Please join us in welcoming our new leaders from St. Andrew Lutheran Church and St. Paul's United Methodist!


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