My Tour of Juvie: The Reblog

I have been Freshly Pressed twice. Surprisingly not for posts that I really liked. This is one of my most favorite posts but no Pressing here, which doesn't matter, I just like it.   The final hour of the training was a walking tour of the facility. As we were walking out of the main … Continue reading My Tour of Juvie: The Reblog

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Juvie Training: The Reblog

The next two reblogs are two of my favorite posts. I haven't volunteered at juvie for the past year because of scheduling conflicts but will hopefully be able to get back into it in January. Here's the original post: As I mentioned last week, I had volunteer training on Saturday for the Oregon Youth Authority. … Continue reading Juvie Training: The Reblog

Voilà la classe française dans la prison!

This past Friday was my second trip to juvie to teach French. My fingerprints cleared the FBI and I have my own security badge. AND the photo is really cute! After the first class I was talking to K. the coordinator and Rev. Craig. I asked them if I had to leave the badge at … Continue reading Voilà la classe française dans la prison!

My First Visit to Juvie: the Training

As I mentioned last week, I had volunteer training on Saturday for the Oregon Youth Authority. The facility where I want to volunteer and where the training was held is in a small town about 25 miles south of Portland. There's an outlet mall there so I knew where I was going. The long driveway … Continue reading My First Visit to Juvie: the Training