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Oregon Legislature considers bill to create local crisis intervention teams

By Erik Neumann (Jefferson Public Radio) Feb. 12, 2021 LINK TO ARTICLE A group in the Rogue Valley is working to expand mobile mental health crisis units in Jackson County and around Oregon. They’re advocating for legislation modeled on a successful program in Eugene called CAHOOTS. The new bill, awaiting a hearing in the Oregon Legislature, would give cities and counties around Oregon assistance creating their own mobile crisis intervention teams. Those teams would help ...

ASHLAND GROUP RECEIVES $4.2 MILLION GRANT TO CONVERT MOTEL INTO SHELTER FACILITY

Options for Helping Residents of Ashland is the first Oregon group to receive a 'Project Turnkey' grant from the state in order to found a new shelter. Posted: Feb 4, 2021 11:25 AM Updated: Feb 4, 2021 7:23 PM KDRV Posted By: Jamie Parfitt ASHLAND, Ore. — An Ashland-based organization will receive a $4.2 million grant from the state in order to buy and convert a local motel into a shelter facility, part of Oregon's newly-funded "Project Turnkey." The Oregon Community ...

Local group is building bridges from school to jobs

By the Southern Oregon Education Leadership Council - Mail Tribune Sunday, January 3, 2021 Last Sunday’s paper featured an article that was headlined, “Educators failing to teach what students need for good jobs.” The article provided highlights from a recent report issued by Strada and the Lumina Foundation: “Bridge Builders: How Intermediaries Can Connect Education and Work in a Postpandemic World.” The report — worth reading in its entirety — discusses how government, ...