Your Washington County Community Participation Organization (CPO) of Forest Grove has arrived! 

CPO 12F Volunteers

Are you looking to become engaged in your local community, but don't know where to start? Start with CPO 12F!

After 17 years, a number of community members have joined forces to bring back CPO 12F, a volunteer-led community-based group that focuses on the local issues that affect the people who live and work in the community of Forest Grove. The CPO offers a wide range of involvement opportunities for anyone who wants to help improve and shape their community for the future. Get involved! 


CPO 12F Kick Off - Commissioner Terry talking to community members.

CPO 12F did what CPOs do best... they brought the experts, the info and the discussion to the community!

The CPO 12F Kick Off event, hosted by community volunteers, provided attendees with information about their schools, first responders, mental health services, and the struggles and challenges our youth are facing today. Read full story.


See news article in the Forest Grove News Times.


CPO 12F is your community engagement connection! 

Monthly community meetings provide a place to meet your neighbors, voice concerns, present possible solutions and learn about opportunities to become engaged in the decision making processes about the issues that make a difference in your life. 

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Stay on top of what's happening!
Get updates on the local issues in your community that matter to you, such as housing and new development, education, the environment, transportation and more. 

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Join the in-crowd!

If you are interested in getting involved, CPO 12F is always in need of volunteers who represent the Forest Grove's growing and diverse community. Everyone is welcome. Contact us!

CPO 12F hosts candidates for Mayor and City Council!
Upcoming Election Information
Click to get the CPO calendar of meetings and events.
Leadership opportunities
Harold Haynes Award goes to Peggy Harris.
CPO Connections