POL Government Special Projects Youth Violence Prevention Community Peace Collaborative
Portland and Multnomah County Programs Collectively Collaborate Using a Health Based Method - click on web link

On July 15, 2016 - 160 persons attended CPC, provided with counseling for the healing of our community
Community Peace Collaborative Public Forum
"A coalition for violence prevention and achievement"

      Chaired by the Mayor's Office (Office of Youth Violence Prevention) in facilitation with

the Portland Police Bureau and Multnomah County Dept. of Community Justice Services.

Meetings are bi-weekly. 



Group composition is representative of that reduction strategy offered by the US Department Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Comprehensive Gang Strategy Model which requires:

  • Establishing appropriate stakeholder partnerships;
  • Identifying and measuring the problem;
  • Setting measurable goals and objectives;
  • Identifying appropriate programs and strategies;
  • Implementing a comprehensive plan;
  • Evaluating the plan; and
  • Revising the plan on the basis of evaluation. 
Organizations / Agencies represented 
  • Federal and local law enforcement and prosecution services;           
  • State and county juvenile and adult justice authorities;
  • City bureaus;
  • Public/private crime prevention and security organizations;
  • Public/private housing organizations;
  • Public/private education and training organizations;
  • Businesses;
  • Faith communities;
  • Neighborhood coalitions and associations;
  • Civic organizations; and
  • Public/private health and social services.    

Mission Statement

Statement of Purpose:
A group of committed partners who have come together to develop solutions, interventions and prevention strategies to reduce violence and crime in Multnomah County. 
The progress and achievements of the Community Peace Collaborative will be a result of our collaborative strategies, responsiveness to community priorities and our focus on the reduction of crime and the fear of crime.
All citizens of Multnomah County live free of violence.  Further, the Community Peace Collaborative envisions a community free of violence.
Affect positively the youth, families, and residents whose lives have been impacted by violence and to promote public safety by incorporating the best and most innovative practices of community partnership to reduce violence, and crime. 
The Community Peace Collaborative seeks to meet its mission through the coordination of leveraged resources and expertise to reduce the many forms of violence, and crime.

The Community Peace Collaborative seeks to increase communication and coordination among the partners and to strengthen the communities of Multnomah County.


Next Community Peace Collaborative Meeting

Your are invited to attend!!!  CPC meetings are scheduled every two weeks on Fridays, 10 to 11:30 AM:


- July 15, 2016

- July 29, 2016

- August 12, 2016

- August 26, 2016

- September 9, 2016

- September 23, 2016

- October 7, 2016

- October 21, 2016


Location: 449 NE Emerson, Portland OR - North Portland Community Policing Center.