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Most City offices closed Wednesday, June 19, to observe Juneteenth

The City of Portland recognizes Juneteenth as a formal day of remembrance to honor Black American history and the end of slavery in the United States. Learn about Juneteenth.

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Rose City Self-Defense Summer 2024 Newsletter

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Safe Blocks Program Community Survey

Take the Portland Safe Blocks Program community safety survey.

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Party On, Portland! (POP!) events to take place from August 1-14

Registration opens May 8; register by June 21.

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Rose City Self-Defense Spring 2024 Newsletter

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Rose City Self-Defense Winter 2023-2024 Newsletter

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Office of Violence Prevention: American Rescue Plan Beneficiary Application 2023

The City of Portland is providing funds from the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARPA) to support small and emerging violence prevention/pro-social programs run by individuals, groups, and organizations.

This support is for BIPOC Communities affected by Covid-19 and Gun Violence.

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Gun Violence Reduction Grant 2023-2024

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“The Office of Violence Prevention's Street Level Request for Proposal, based on the Cure Violence model, is now open for applications.

“The Office of Violence Prevention's Street Level Request for Proposal, based on the Cure Violence model, is now open for applications.

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2022 - 2023 Gun Violence Reduction Grant FAQ Sheet

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Personal Safety Workshop (Friends of the Children)

Rose City Self Defense is holding a Personal Safety workshop at the Friends of the Children location.

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