Sexual Minorities Partnership Celebrate 15 Years

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October 22, 2009 13:55

  

Please join the Sexual Minority Roundtable,(SMRT), partners as they celebrate their 15-year anniversary signing of the Sexual Minorities Partnership agreement. SMRT will be hosting an open house Friday, October 23, 2009 from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at the Q Center, located at 4115 North Mississippi Avenue.

In 1993, representatives of Portland's LGBTQ community and the Portland Police Bureau met to create a written partnership agreement that would develop community policing efforts within the sexual minority community. This partnership formalized outreach and education strategies including a volunteer-based crisis response team and the establishment of the Sexual Minorities Roundtable known as SMRT. The co-chairs of the committee are Portland Police Assistant Chief Brett Smith and William Warren.

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