POL Government Special Projects Office of Youth Violence Prevention

2014 report outcomes for OJJDP Comprehensive Gang Model Assessment

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Slide Presentation - August 2017

Adopted by the City of Portland in 2006
Grant Information
Information about grants awarded by the Office of Youth Violence Prevention
Documents and Reports
Documents and reports from the Office of Youth Violence Prevention
Articles about youth and gang outreach
Community Peace Collaborative
Information about the Gang Violence Task Force
PDF Information
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The Work of the Office of Youth Violence Prevention

The Office of Youth Violence Prevention (OYVP) was created on July 17, 2006. It reflects priorities identified by City Council to build a more family-friendly city and increase public safety, and reflects the emphasis on attacking the root causes of problems in neighborhoods, rather than simply focusing on policing efforts. OYVP is staffed by a director and policy manager who coordinate resource services, administrate grant funding to private non-profit organizations, and facilitate and join community problem-solving.