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Community Peace Collaborative

A bi-weekly public forum that increases communication and coordination between service providers and the community to develop strategies to reduce violence.

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. 

You are invited to attend!

CPC meetings are scheduled every two weeks on Fridays, 10 to 11:30 AM.

*For the month of August, CPC forums have been placed on hold. We encourage our participants to attend and support our community based organizations (CBOs) community events* 

  • March 05th, 2021
  • March 19th, 2021
  • April 2nd, 2021 
  • April 16th, 2021 
  • April 30th, 2021 
  • May 14th, 2021
  • May 28th, 2021
  • June 11th, 2021 
  • September 17th, 2021 
  • October 1st, 2021 
  • October 15th, 2021
  • October 29th, 2021 

Due to the pandemic, we have been virtually meeting via Zoom.

To Join CPC Zoom Meeting:

If you are interested in receiving CPC meeting reminders and upcoming event fliers/information please send an email to 

Organizations / Agencies Represented

  • City bureaus
  • Businesses
  • Faith communities
  • Neighborhood coalitions and associations
  • Civic organizations
  • Public/private health and social services
  • Public/private crime prevention and security organizations
  • Public/private housing organizations
  • Public/private education and training organizations 
  • Federal and local law enforcement and prosecution services
  • State and county juvenile and adult justice authorities

Clarification Regarding Oregon Public Meetings Law and Oregon Public Records Law:  The Community Peace Collaborative is not a “public body” or “governing body” under the Oregon Public Meetings Law.  It is a gathering of community members, interested organizations, and government participants for collective and respectful communication and information sharing. The Community Peace Collaboration is not gathered for the purposes of and is not authorized to make decisions or recommendations for the City or any specific participating governmental body. We understand that organizational and individual interests and capacity to attend the forum can be fluid. There is no attendance or participation requirement.  There will be no roll call or quorum requirement.  We will have a forum facilitator who will assist all present in keeping the conversation and dialogue moving positively.  No formal meeting agenda is required.  However, to the extent that we can identified presenters and speakers ahead of time, we will do so through appropriate announcements.  As the forum is not a public meeting under the Oregon Public Meetings Law, no meeting minutes will be recorded, made or kept.