Partnering with local residents and leading organizations to reduce violence

Communities Partnering 4 Peace (CP4P), features eight of Chicago’s leading outreach organizations who have combined their expertise to impact nine Chicago communities most affected by gun violence. CP4P, convened by Metropolitan Family Services, is a framework that provides a comprehensive approach to reducing violence. Its work is rooted in nonviolence, trauma-informed care, hyper-local collaboration and restorative justice practices.

Impact

95

people served

46

direct violence mediations in the first 9 months

41

Light In The Night events in the target area in the first 9 months

4,000

residents involved in outdoor community events

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