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This database features alternative experts who are available to the press. Their authority derives from either lived experience or professional expertise or both. The current categories are Drugs, Care, Labor and Economics, with more to come. For additional information please visit the About page.

Morgan Godvin
Member, Measure 110 Oversight and Accountability Council
Godvin’s research and advocacy emphasize overdose prevention, and the intersection of the criminal-legal system and substance use. A former heroin addict who says drug addiction and incarceration have touched every facet of her life, she was appointed by the Oregon Health Authority to serve on the Measure 110 Oversight and Accountability Council overseeing grant funding for and implementation of addiction recovery centers, and on Oregon's Alcohol and Drug Policy Commission. Godvin’s also founder, Beats Overdose, which provides harm reduction services to music events; engagement editor, JSTOR’s American Prison Newspapers collection; and Narrative Justice fellow, Health in Justice Action Lab.

FOCUS: Drugs

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