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Holiday Gifts for OAR Families

OAR is spreading holiday cheer to the families of justice-impacted individuals!    For over 50 years, OAR has provided a safety net for justice-involved individuals …

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Giving Tuesday is November 29th!

This Giving Tuesday, OAR is asking for donations for our housing fund that provides justice-impacted individuals with emergency, temporary, supportive, or permanent housing.  Our goal …

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Upcoming OAR Office Closures!

OAR Offices Will be Closed 11/8/22 and 11/11/2022 OAR offices will be closed on Tuesday, November 8th, 2022, in observance of Election Day. Offices will …

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Community School Supply Drive a Success!

The OAR School Supply Drive in August was a huge success! With your help, 25 kids from our community will start the year off right …

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OAR Chosen for Accenture for Day of Service

Save the Date! Join us Monday, October 10th for our first-ever drive by donation event. Accenture volunteers are joining OAR staff to collect much needed …

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OAR Clients Get a Free Fresh Cut

A Fresh Look for OAR Clients On June 20th, OAR hosted a free Father’s Day Haircut event on our Fairfax office. Local barbers Ahmed Padran …

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OAR Nova’s 50th Anniversary Celebration and Fundraiser is TONIGHT!

Thanks to our generous sponsors, all donations made this evening will go directly to OAR Nova’s programs!

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OAR’s Executive Director Derwin Overton Advocates for Affordable Housing for Justice-Involved Individuals

Full Text: “Thank you for this opportunity to address the Board of Supervisors this evening on the issue of affordable housing and re-entry. As it …

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OAR Nova’s 50th Anniversary Celebration and Fundraiser is May 19th at The Winery at Bull Run!
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OAR Executive Director Derwin Overton Discusses Surviving Solitary with Author Danielle Rudes

https://youtu.be/DPCFstXcKMI About Surviving Solitary Twenty to forty percent of the US prison population will spend time in restricted housing units—or solitary confinement. These separate units …

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OAR Hosts Important Community Conversation

OAR Hosts Important Community Conversation When we think about our criminal justice system, we generally think of police making an arrest, judges slamming their gavel, …

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OAR is Committed to Equity

OAR is Committed to Equity Dear Friends of OAR, The reason we are writing is twofold:  first, to thank you for continuing to support the …

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