Spotlight

Safety and justice mean Yes on Measure 101

Healthcare is a matter of public safety. That's why we're endorsing Measure 101.  One of the biggest crises of our criminal justice system is the extent to which jails and prisons are used to house thousands of Oregonians who fall through the cracks in our health care system. Instead of getting necessary physical and mental [...]

Safety and justice mean Yes on Measure 101 2018-01-09T10:01:30+00:00

Beth’s story of hope and resilience

Beth’s story shows the full potential that people in the criminal justice system can have for change when they are given a chance to succeed. Her experience is unique but not uncommon, and her resilience is a powerful testament to how our reforms can build safe and healthy communities.  Together with Beth and hundreds [...]

Beth’s story of hope and resilience 2017-12-22T21:06:03+00:00

Thanks for joining us!

Thank you to all our volunteers, supporters, and community partners who joined us at our year-end celebration! It's been an incredible year for Partnership for Safety and Justice, and we couldn't have done it without you. Special thanks to our guest speakers, Representative Tawna Sanchez and Aqeela Sherrills from Crime Survivors for Safety and Justice. [...]

Thanks for joining us! 2017-12-22T21:04:13+00:00

Why support Partnership for Safety and Justice

Support Oregon's leading voice for public safety and criminal justice reform. In 2017, we passed policies that prevented the opening of a second women’s prison, expanded addiction treatment, and invested in community-based services for survivors, making the justice system more fair and effective for people convicted of crime, survivors of crime, and the families of [...]

Why support Partnership for Safety and Justice 2017-11-29T20:37:42+00:00

Donate to win $500 at Powell’s, and three books to top your reading list

Donate today, and enter to win a $500 Powell's Books Shopping Expedition. You already know that Willamette Week's Give!Guide rewards supporters of Partnership for Safety and Justice, but a gift today can earn you even more! In addition to hundreds of freebies and discounts for your donation of $10 or more, today's Big Give Day enters you for a chance to win [...]

Donate to win $500 at Powell’s, and three books to top your reading list 2017-12-22T21:02:13+00:00

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 [...]

Willamette Week Give!Guide is live! 2017-11-06T16:41:22+00:00

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. We honor this month because the abuse is pervasive: 1 [...]

A photo recap of Domestic Violence Awareness Month 2017-10-31T16:20:54+00:00

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.

Are you our Program Associate? 2017-10-27T10:43:38+00:00

Farewell, Denise

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 work was second to none. [...]

Farewell, Denise 2017-10-23T13:38:11+00:00

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 Justice" with Danielle Sered [...]

A conversation about survivor-centered reform 2017-09-29T19:27:40+00:00