Communities Partnering 4 Peace Case Management in action

Metropolitan Peace Initiatives

Helping people heal from trauma by partnering with and offering support for community-based organizations in:

  • Behavioral health
  • Workforce development
  • Legal aid
  • Capacity building

Communities Partnering 4 Peace

Our partners administer a comprehensive, long-term approach to reducing violence in communities citywide through principles including:

  • Nonviolence
  • Hyper-local collaboration
  • Trauma-informed care
  • Restorative justice
Light in the Night in action
Metropolitan Peace Academy in action

Metropolitan Peace Academy

Professionalizing the field of violence prevention with an intensive and multidisciplinary training:

  • Builds a citywide network of outreach workers
  • Enhances community capacity to reduce violence

recent news

Communities Partnering 4 Peace Wins UChicago ‘Distinctive Innovation and Social Service Award’

The University of Chicago Crown Family School of Social Work, Policy and Practice recently awarded Communities Partnering 4 Peace (CP4P) with the 2024 Distinctive Innovation and Social Service Award. This accolade is given annually to deserving social service agencies and programs that demonstrate innovation in their approaches and practices while reflecting the mission of the school.
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