Metropolitan Peace Initiatives supports communities in helping people heal from trauma

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

“There is an assured confidence when working with participants that the support given will impact every area of their lives. I am equipped with the tools and the team to facilitate a positive impact on the participants and their families.”

Dominic Yao

Career Coach

Our Violence Prevention Activities