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Eastern Oregon Correctional Institution hosting graudation for successful completion of Roots of Success program - 07/09/24


Eastern Oregon Correctional Institution (EOCI) is hosting a graduation for successful completion of Roots of Success. A peer led program helping adults in custody make positive choices, on their path to rehabilitation. 

For information about the Roots of Success program visit Home - Roots of Success.


July 15, 2024

Check in at 12:00 PM

Event 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM


Eastern Oregon Correctional Institution

2500 Westgate 

Pendleton, OR 97801 


RSVP to Chris Scarr, via email no later than 3:00 PM on Thursday, July 11, 2024. A background check is required for access into the facility. A list of equipment, tripods, batteries, microphone, cameras, etc. will be required.


EOCI is a multi-custody prison located in Pendleton that houses over 1,550 adults in custody. The institution is known for its Oregon Corrections Enterprises industries, including a garment factory that produces Prison Blues©, whose products are sold in and outside the United States. Other industries are its embroidery and laundry facilities. EOCI provides a range of correctional programs and services including education, drug and alcohol treatment, mental health treatment, religious services, and work crews. The buildings that make up EOCI were constructed in 1912 and 1913 and were originally used as a state mental hospital. After two years of renovation, EOCI received its first occupants in June 1985.

The Oregon Department of Corrections is responsible for the care and custody of approximately 12,000 men and women who are incarcerated in 12 institutions across the state. 

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