Communities of Support & Accountabilityhttp://www.emoregon.org/cosa.php
Communities of Support & Accountability seeks to prevent, end, and help healing from crime and violence. We start with the perhaps radical notion that people whose lives are impacted by crime, violence, and the legal system are part of our community. People who have committed crimes, victims and survivors of crime, professionals in the legal system, and the loved ones of all these people are part of our community. We all must be involved in figuring out what that means for the rest of us. CoSA's ultimate goal is restoring relationship, that all may have a safe, appropriate place in the community. We engage diverse partners for lasting collaboration toward our shared goals of justice, healing and shalom.