Violence Interrupters, INC Chicago
Activity Report (January 2021 –  December 2021)
  • 62 high risk conflicts mediated involving gang violence and the potential of a shooting on the west and south side of Chicago (Austin, Englewood, East Garfield, West Garfield, Near West Communities
  • Worked with over 60 high risk youth
  • 600 hours spent working with the high-risk youth
  • Referred 30 of the 60 high risk youth to employment training
  • Referred 20 of the 60 high risk youth to educational services
  • Referred 10 of the high-risk youth to mental health services
  • Facilitated 2 Peace Summits on Chicago’s Westside
  • Organized 10 Restorative Justice Peace Circles
Current Staff Numbers:

2 Violence Interrupter/Freeport, IL
10 Violence Interrupters/Chicago, IL
2 Violence Interrupters/ Maywood, IL
3 Violence Interrupters/Springfield, OH
6 Violence Interrupters in Kenosha, WI
Homicides are currently down in several communities where the Violence Interrupters work.

Violence Interrupter Trainings Facilitated
  • Youngstown, Ohio
  • Washington, DC
  • Kenosha, WI
  • Grand Rapids, MI
  • Detroit, MI

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