We advocate for policies that make Oregon’s approach to public safety more effective and just for people convicted of crime, survivors of crime, and the families of both.
Following Friday’s violent attack on the Portland MAX train, our partners at APANO composed a community statement, which we at PSJ have co-signed.
May 27, 2017
Community Statement on May 26th, 2017 Violence by White Supremacist
We are grieving the brutal stabbing and murder of two courageous bystanders who sought to disrupt a potential assault […]
In her first Street Roots column, Crime Survivor Program Director Amy Davidson beautifully illustrates how a collection of moments in her work as an advocate for survivors inspired her to seek more effective policy solutions to crime. Read her story here…
On Wednesday, May 3rd, a diverse group of public safety advocates gathered in Salem to ask lawmakers for continued support for Justice Reinvestment.
Thirty-six people met with 68 legislators, telling them about the great success that local jurisdictions are having with Justice Reinvestment, a program that achieves accountability through community supervision, addiction […]
Congratulations to Rep. Tawna Sanchez and Rep. Carla Piluso for their moving and insightful op-ed published in today’s Oregonian!
In it, they reflect on their professional experiences — Rep. Piluso as a law enforcement police chief, and Rep. Sanchez as a community leader working with women in prison — and outline how their divergent backgrounds have brought them to the same […]
Thank you all for making our 2017 Safety and Justice Day of Action a resounding success! From Ashland to Corvallis, from Seaside to Gresham, you made your voices heard at the Capitol yesterday.
Together, we let our legislators know: More treatment and healing. Not another prison.