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LOCAL YOUTH CONTINUE TO MAKE CHANGE IN THE PORTLAND POLICE FORCE

One year ago, Taji and Britt, two Portland high school students entering their senior year, sat down to complete a custom curriculum inspired by the community......

Portland Police Chief Outlaw holds workshops to build community trust

Chief Danielle Outlaw and several officers gathered Monday night with young people at the First Unitarian Church in Southwest Portland.

The goal: to learn from each other......

HOW LOCAL YOUTH LEVERAGED CATALYST GRANT TO EDUCATE THE PORTLAND POLICE FORCE

Last Spring, during a weekend event at a local high school, students got together to present their start-up ideas. However, after the event ended and kids wrapped up their presentations, one team quickly went from idea to nonprofit.........

Teens lead public forum on community policing

PORTLAND, Ore. — Britton Masback's extracurricular schedule is quite a bit busier than most high school sophomores. Masback, a Catlin Gabel High School student, along with De La Salle sophomore Taji Chesimet organized Wednesday's Police Peace PDX community forum held at the First Unitarian Church in downtown Portland.

Portland Police's New Deputy Chief Talks Transparency at Youth Forum

A group of teen activists gathered at the First Unitarian of Portland last night to pitch hardball questions at a panel of local law enforcement leaders..........

Youth forum focuses on improving police-community relations

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) – On Tuesday, a youth-led police-community forum will be held to share perspectives and engage in dialogue over police use-of-force issues and police-community relations..............