July 2019

New Life Centers of Chicago

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New Life Centers of Chicagoland This is a highly intentional and professionally developed community building program that encompasses mentoring, crisis intervention, conflict mediation, restorative justice and canvassing the neighborhood responding to incidents. This violence intervention model includes case management, weekly programming, social activities, court advocacy, as well educational and career opportunities as the team explores all avenues to cultivate constructive change and positive lifestyle choices. The team members are violence interrupters, first responders, restorative justice practitioners, and resource coordinators for emergency financial assistance, housing assistance, reliable and positive weekly youth programming, food delivery and leadership development. This session’s will share how this street outreach approach with a hyper-local focus can be translated to any community.