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! 

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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Sign up to receive timely notices on upcoming monthly meetings and events.
Receive timely notices on upcoming meetings and events.

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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 for November 2018 election.

Forest Grove met their candidates!

At the CPO 12F event on October 24, the candidates for Mayor and City Council came out to chat with the community members of Forest Grove. Candidates took questions from attendees, sharing their personal experiences and positions on the issues.


See news article in the Forest Grove News Times.


News, Events, Highlights 

Apply now for boards, commissions and committees! Forest Grove community came out to meet their candidates for Mayor and City Council. Amanda Garcia-Snell is the new CPO Manager. Homelessness Forum generates a lot of interest across the county. Peggy Harris receives Harold Haynes Award for years of service.
Click to get the CPO calendar of meetings and events.
Special date!!!! Join CPO 12F at its next meeting on January 30. Details to come.

CCI Meeting
Jan. 22

CCI meetings are
open to the public.
Join us! 

Leadership opportunities


A number of
CCI subcommittees
are looking for

CPO Connections