On April 5, 2014, the Multnomah Youth Commission will hold the 3rd Annual Rob Ingram Youth Summit Against Violence at the Ambridge Event Center (1333 NE MLK Jr. Blvd).
The youth-planned, youth-led event will feature in-depth exploration of school, gang/police, and dating/sexual violence.
Multnomah County Library supports the summit's goals and has compiled these resources:
- OPB Radio story about the 2013 summit, "Multnomah County teens convene to seek solutions to violence"
- The City of Portland has a Community and Police Relations Committee; you can read the minutes from a recent community conversation at Rigler School
- The City of Gresham offers conflict resolution and mediation training through East Metro Mediation
- The City of Portland's Office of Youth Violence Prevention has a Gang Violence Task Force; call (503) 823-4180 to find out when the next meeting will be
- Striving To Reduce Youth Violence Everywhere (STRYVE) offers online video training on Understanding Youth Violence
- Youth Voice in Preventing Violence: STRYVE Portland's Street Interview Assessment [PDF], a report based on interviews by and of youth about their experiences of violence
- Love Is Respect has a healthy relationships quiz and the video below about healthy, unhealthy, and abusive relationships: