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.



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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