Current Events and Activities at OAR Nova
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 was stated I am the Executive Director of Opportunities, Alternatives, and Resources, also known as
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 within prisons have enhanced security measures, and thousands of staff control and monitor the residents.
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, and jail sentences being levied. However, there is much more to this complex and nuanced
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 organization through this challenging time, and second, to share a brief update on where we’re
Have you been incarcerated? Need help? Here is what OAR can do! Emergency Assistance: Help with basic (rent, clothing, food, phones) Day of release assistance Family Services: Support groups Help with basic needs Case Management: Individual support Group classes and