Meet Our Executive Director

Metropolitan Peace Initiatives staff member Vaughn Bryant

Vaughn Bryant is Executive Director of Metropolitan Peace Initiatives (MPI), a division of Metropolitan Family Services, which convenes Communities Partnering 4 Peace (CP4P), a coalition of community-based and citywide organizations that coordinate, support and sustain comprehensive services designed to heal communities that have experienced the highest levels of gun violence.

Take a look at how he’s using his voice to spread the word about CP4P, MPI, and the field of community violence intervention (CVI).

WATCH NOW: The Civil Rights Act at 60 — How Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Dream Lives on in Chicago

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Community Justice Action Fund’s Policy and Advocacy Summit Holds ‘Platform for Policy’ Panel

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CVI Experts Discuss Public Safety at ‘Civilian Infrastructure’ Panel

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Overheard at the 2024 CVIPI Grantee Conference

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WATCH NOW: MPI Executive Director Vaughn Bryant Talks Chicago Public Safety With WTTW

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Community Violence Intervention Groups Announce Scaling Efforts to Reduce Gun Violence in Chicago

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JUST IN: Video from 2023 U of I Cline Symposium Featuring MPI Executive Director Vaughn Bryant on Gun Violence Reduction

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WATCH: U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee Holds Committee Hearing on Gun Violence Epidemic

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MPI & CP4P at City Club of Chicago: Community Violence Intervention is Saving Lives