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Partnering with local residents to interrupt violence, create safe spaces, and provide opportunities and resources for those being restored to community.

Communities Partnering 4 Peace (CP4P), features fourteen of Chicago’s leading outreach organizations who have combined their expertise to impact twenty-two 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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Free Legal Aid Now Available As Part Of Anti-Violence Street Outreach

Community groups tackling violent crime in 22 neighborhoods can now offer free legal aid through their street outreach programs.


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