General Information: 503-823-4000
1221 SW 4th Avenue, Room 110, Portland, OR 97204
WomenStrength is a program of the Portland Police Bureau. Since 1979, we have provided free self-defense classes and personal safety workshops to people around the Portland area. We have taught self-defense skills to approximately 30,000 women and teenage girls, and personal safety workshops to over 100,000 women and men.
WomenStrength and GirlStrength are looking for confident, caring and dedicated individuals to volunteer their time to teach classes on topics related to violence prevention and empowerment self-defense. No experience necessary! Apply Now! We encourage women of all ages and backgrounds to apply.
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WomenStrength and GirlStrength are happy to set up booths or tables at events so that we can spread the word about the fantastic services the programs have to offer. Our booths provide program information, information and resources on violence against women, facts and myths about violence and sexual assault, as well as information and tips for personal safety.
Please fill out a Booth/Tabling Request Form and submit it to firstname.lastname@example.org
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Schedules for WomenStrength classes.
Donating to womenstrength or girlstrength
Bios of the Directors of WomenStrength and GirlStrength
Related Safety Resources
A history of the Strength Programs from the genesis of WomenStrength to BoyStrength.