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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.

Willamette Week Give!Guide is live!

We’re so excited to be selected once again for Willamette Week’s Give!Guide

For the fourth year in a row, Give!Guide is showcasing Partnership for Safety and Justice as one of Portland’s most impacting nonprofits. It’s an easy way for you to support our work and to be rewarded for it, too.

Here’s how:

  • Donate $10 or more, and receive hundreds of 

A photo recap of Domestic Violence Awareness Month

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, which is an opportunity for advocates and survivors of intimate partner violence to come together. As a community, we connect with, appreciate, learn from, and remember people who have been hurt by or lost their lives to intimate partner violence.

Are you our Program Associate?

PSJ is hiring! We’re looking for a skilled, motivated, and enthusiastic Program Associate. Our ideal candidate will bring a mix of detail-oriented data management and event coordination skills with a passion for community engagement and base building. Click link for more information.

Position is open until filled, but applications will be reviewed starting November 16.

Farewell, Denise

Denise and the PSJ Staff Denise (front row center) surrounded by her colleagues who love her and miss her heart, her wisdom, and her passion.

This summer we bid a bittersweet farewell to Denise Welch, who retired after over ten years on staff at PSJ.

Denise’s commitment to PSJ and passion for our […]

A conversation about survivor-centered reform

“What if responses to violence were survivor-centered?” – Danielle Sered

Join us for a conversation with one of the most compelling criminal justice advocates in the country.

You’re invited to hear and speak with Danielle Sered, a leading voice on survivor-centered reform who advocates for justice that reduces both violence and incarceration.

“Uncommon […]

These past 12 months

Seventy advocates from around the state came to Salem in April to speak with their legislators about smarter public safety policies that achieve accountability, invest in communities, and promote treatment and healing.

A year ago […]

PSJ seeks interns for Crime Survivor Program

PSJ is seeking interns for our Crime Survivor Program from September to June for 16 to 20 hours per week. This is an unpaid position which will be compensated through academic credits. However, we are also open to non-academic applicants looking to build their resume.

The internship will provide a unique opportunity in Oregon to assess and raise the voices […]

Let’s Celebrate Safety and Savings!

The Safety and Savings Act passed, and we want to celebrate with you!

Join us to celebrate this truly amazing victory for Oregon that you helped make happen! We’ll share stories, toast our advocates, and get energized about what’s next for the coming year.

When: Tuesday, August 1 at 4-6pm
Where: […]


The Safety and Savings Act (HB 3078) passed the Oregon House yesterday and Senate today.

“Oregon was on the brink of opening a second prison for women at a cost of nearly $20 million every two years,” said Andy Ko, executive director of Partnership for Safety and Justice. “We brought the Safety and […]

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