Partnering with local residence to interrupt violence, create safe spaces, and provide opportunities and resources for those being restored to community.

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.



people served


direct violence mediations in the first 9 months


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


residents involved in outdoor community events

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Community Organizations Host Light in the Night Events Across The City

Throughout the summer, community organizations across Chicago have been hosting weekly Light in the Night events to reclaim public spaces in…


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