For over 6 months, artists and spiritual leaders have come to the Donald E. Long Home once a week to engage youth in an effort to build self esteem and develop cultural connections.
Department of Community Justice News
The 2016 Fresh Start Farm to Table Dinner brings together youth, parents/guardians, family members, partners and stakeholders to celebrate youth and family success and progress.
On Friday September 16, 2016, Multnomah County informed the public and our clients of a scam targeting clients on parole and probation. Find updated information here.
Kalisha, a youth involved in the CHI program, performed CPR on a customer at the restaurant where she works, saving his life.
DCJ staff show support for fostering strong, safe communities.
Deena Corso has been selected as the Division Director of the Juvenile Services Division (JSD). She brings 25 years of experience, and is passionate about ending racial and ethnic disparities (RED).
DCJ employees staffed a booth at the 2016 Pride Festival and marched in the parade, showing support and raising awareness about the department's role in public safety.
The Regional Arts and Culture Council in partnership with Donald E Long Center have helped to bring performing artists from around the country to work with youth.
Custody Services embraces evidenced-based policy and practice to improve services for detained youth.
The Donald E. Long Detention Center for youth has a new sweat lodge. Bi-weekly cultural activities like mural arts and Aztec dance will also be available.
DCJ Director Scott Taylor was presented with the Washington State University Department of Criminal Justice's Criminal Justice and Criminology Outstanding Alumni Professional Achievement Award.
The Coalition for Juvenile Justice awarded Sang Dao with their Spirit of Youth Award to honor how he has overcome obstacles to make a difference in his community.