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Open Hearts Open Minds continues to broaden its scope, providing services and life-skills training to prison inmates, as well as expanding awareness and understanding for those on the outside of prison systems both in Oregon and abroad.

Take a look at the following pages:
> Columbia River: Arts in Prison Program
> Coffee Creek: Theater Program
> Two Rivers Correctional Institution: Dialogue Group
> Two Rivers Correctional Institution: Theater
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> A Midsummer Night’s Dream in Prison: The Film

A Year of Directing Dangerously

Our very own Patrick Walsh has been published in howl.com, a national online theatre commons. He writes about his work and experience directing "The Hamlet Project" at Two Rivers Correctional Institution.

> read the article

Coffee Creek’s First Perfomance

First performance for members of the Theatre at Coffee Creek

This February 17, 2015 members of the Theatre at Coffee Creek performed "Unconditional Love". This was the group's first performance since the program began in October 2014.

The Winter’s Tale

A pair of fanciful sheep to add delight to a delightful play.
The 2014 production of Shakespeare's The Winter's Tale by the inmates at Two Rivers Correctional Institution was the best yet.