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Portland State is a vibrant, active campus. Students in our program are involved in a variety of activities from school leadership to community activism. The program calendar is current and lists events we feel might be of interest to our students.

Mediation and Legal Services

Coalition of Victim-Offender Mediation Programs

Resolutions Northwest (RNW)
RNW is a nonprofit organization providing mediation and education that helps Oregon's kids, families, and communities resolve conflict.

Conflict Resolution Resource Center (CRRC)
Conflict happens. It's how we deal with it that makes the difference. The folks at CRRC offer services and trainings on a variety of constructive conflict resolution skills and tools such as active listening, empathy, respect for differences, and creative problem solving. These services are offered free of charge to the Portland State community.

Clackamas County Dispute Resolution Center
Clackamas County Dispute Resolution Center is a county agency committed to empowering Clackamas County residents, families, communities, organizations, businesses and governments to resolve disputes effectively, peacefully and collaboratively.

Oregon Mediation Association (OMA)
The Oregon Mediation Association is a nonprofit organization of members committed to the development, support and advocacy of mediation in the State of Oregon.

Executive Committee of Alternative Dispute Section of the Oregon State Bar

Oregon Judicial Department
The department works closely with the Multnomah County Small Claims Court and the newly created Columbia County Small Claims Court Mediation Program, providing training, practicum placement, and observation.

Oregon Association of Community Mediation Programs

Ombudsman offices at the Bonneville Power Administration and the City of Portland

Public and Governmental Organizations

Local FBI Citizens Academy Alumni Association: member

Sexual Minorities Roundtable: member

City of Portland Police Officer Interview Panel: member

Washington County Domestic Violence Surrogate Dialogue Program: board member

City of Portland Department of Peace

US Postal Service
Provide workplace mediation panel for the Postal Service's Redress Program

State Department of Agriculture
The department provides a panel resolving legal disputes between farmers and migrant farm workers

Oregon Department of Education
The department provides a small panel of special education mediators

Portland Public School: Patent-Teacher dialogue

City of Oswego Dialogue Project

City of Portland and Multnomah County Taskforce on Housing

Human Resources Department of the City of Milwaukie

Oregon Consensus Program

Oregon Solutions

Higher Education and Academic Associations

The Peace and Justice Studies Association (PJSA) The Peace and Justice Studies Association (PJSA) is a non-profit organization that was formed in 2001 as a result of a merger of the Consortium on Peace research, Education and Development (COPRED) and the Peace Studies Association (PSA). Both organizations provided leadership in the broadly defined field of peace, conflict and justice studies.

International Studies Association  The International Studies Association (ISA) was founded in 1959 to promote research and education in international affairs. With well over four thousand members in North America and around the world, ISA is the most well respected and widely known scholarly association in this field. ISA cooperates with 57 international studies organizations in over 30 countries, is a member of the International Social Science Council, and has nongovernmental consultative status with the United Nations. The ISA includes a distinctive Peace Studies Section.

University of Nicosia, Cyprus The University of Nicosia, Cyprus is a well-known international institution and the largest and most prestigious university in Cyprus with nearly 5,000 students, including 1,000 international students.

The Cyprus Neuroscience and Technology Institute (CNTI)  CNTI is a non-profit, non-governmental organization working in the area of learning and modern technology with a specific focus on civil society, peace and conflict, the mass media and special education. CNTI is in the process of transformation and enlargement under the new name, Future Worlds Center

Non-Profit and Non-Governmental Organizations

Oregon Peace Institute (OPI)  OPI's mission is to promote and make available education and resources for peace and nonviolent conflict resolution in individual, community, national, global and environmental contexts. We seek the widest possible collaboration and cooperation with others to achieve our purpose.

Immigrant and Refugee Community Organization (IRCO)  IRCO assists refugees, immigrants, and multi-ethnic communities to develop self-sufficiency and cultural awareness while affirming and preserving each culture within an ever-changing environment.

Indian Dispute Resolution Services (IDRS)

Phoenix Rising Transitions

Portland Peaceful Response

Save Our Youth


The World Affairs Council

Mercy Corps International

Other Clubs, Organizations, and Networks

Metro Collaborative Group: member
The Metro Collaborative Group is an association of all the community mediation programs in the Portland area.

The PeaceWorker and PeaceVoice

The department oversees practica and experiential learning for new peace writers at both PeaceVoice and The PeaceWorker (regional peace monthlies with a copy circulation of 20,000 and an expanded online presence).

CR Activist listserv This list is for CR students, faculty and friends who wish to post and receive notices of civic engagement opportunities (a.k.a. activism) that have something to do with our program, our courses, our principles of inclusivity and nonviolence, or other issues that may be too controversial for our general program list.

Partnership with Center for Academic Excellence: Peace Poetry Events

Students United for Nonviolence (SUN)  SUN's mission is to unite PSU students and the Portland community in a common interest for peace and justice, promoting the awareness and practice of nonviolence through activities and events.

Trauma Healing Project Eugene, OR

Portland Rotary Club

Lake Oswego Rotary Club