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New STOP Implementation Plan Template Packet for Administrators

The STAAR Project of the Alliance of Local Service Organizations (ALSO) is pleased to announce the availability of the Implementation Plan Template Packet

2015 STOP Administrators Meeting

2015 STOP Administrators Meeting in Jacksonville, FL
April 28 - 29, 2015

Handbook for STOP Administrators

The Handbook for STOP Administrators is designed to provide guidance to State and U.S.

Community Violence Prevention Program YEP

ALSO is excited to announce that the Community Violence Prevention Program (CVVP) will begin connecting youth with employer's through its Youth Employment Program.

Research on Protection Orders

By Mary Malefyt Seighman, ALSO STAAR Project Consultant 

LINK Profile: Anita Panko

Anita Panko, Coordinator of the Montpelier, Idaho, Police Department Victim Assistance Unit and Project Manager for the Bear Lake Bright Tomorrows Child Advocacy Center (BLBTCAC), had wanted to attend the National Sexual Assault Conferenc

Living in Peace: STOP in Action CNMI

Victims Now Live in Peace with Help of Guma’ Esperansa  and Commonwealth’s Criminal Justice System

2013 Peace Walk: Partners Against Violence

18th Annual Walk for Peace: Partners Against Violence in our Streets, Homes & Schools: Men and Women Working Together.

June 8, 2013 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Building Relationships, Increasing Safety: STOP in Action North Dakota

Recovery Funds Support North Dakota’s Valley City State University

Campus Violence Intervention Advocate

Greater Offender Accountability: S.T.O.P. in Action New York

Upstate New York Law Enforcement, Advocate, and Probation/Parole Partnership Leads to Greater Offender Accountability

STOP Funded Prosecutions: S.T.O.P. in Action Nebraska

Nebraska STOP-Funded Prosecutor Secures Conviction of Resident Advisor for First Degree Sexual Assault

Highlights from Engaging Latino Men and Boys to End Violence Against Women Conference

On a cool, rainy morning over fifty people representing approximately twenty service providers that address various issues ranging from domestic violence, to community violence, and mental health and wellness, gathered under the canopy in the courtyard of the beautiful and historic Institute of P

Join us at the Fall Fest Community Resource Fair!

Saturday, November 17th from 11 am to 2 pm

Haas Park, 2402 N. Washtenaw Avenue

Legal Advocacy provides Safety: STOP in Action Maryland

Maryland Agency Assists Survivor of Domestic Violence Seeking Safety for Herself and Her Children

Healing a Sore Heart: STOP in Action in Kentucky

This week VAWA-funded services at a Kentucky agency prove critical for an immigrant survivor:

Survivor Reaches a Turning Point: STOP in Action in Indiana

This week an Indiana program helps to protect victim’s safety through shelter and relocation:

Building Community Partnerships: S.T.O.P. in Action in Guam

This week's story comes from Guam, where all S.T.O.P. subgrantees coordinate to build and strengthen community partnerships:

Join Us! Open Forum on Community Violence

Are you tired of outsiders making assumptions about violence in your community?

New Administrators' Corner on DV Homicide Reduction

VAWA 2013 made a number of changes to the information that must be included in a STOP Grant Implementation Plan.

Protection Through Partnership Film

Children exposed to violence experience difficulty concen

ALSO's 15th Anniversary Celebration

A big Thank You to everyone who celebrated 15 years of building safer communities with ALSO! Our 15th Anniversary Celebration was a fun-filled event that helped raise funds to support vital programs that engage in-risk youth and give them ways to connect positively with their community.

Effective Collaboration Between Agencies: STOP in Action in American Samoa

This week's story comes from American Samoa, where three STOP funded agencies collaborated to ensure safety for a survivor and her children:

Assisting an Immigrant Survivor with Legal Issues: STOP in Action in the District of Columbia

This week, A STOP funded legal service helps an immigrant survivor secure safety for herself and her son in the District of Columbia:

Supporting Survivors During Offender Release: S.T.O.P. in Action in Connecticut

This week’s story comes from Connecticut, where STOP funded victim advocates empower survivors during offender release:

2012 Peace Walk: Preventing Children's Exposure to Violence

17th Annual Walk for Peace: Preventing Children’s Exposure to Violence

June 2, 2012

This Year’s Location:

Giving a Stalking Victim Her Life Back: S.T.O.P in Action in Colorado

This Week, The STOP-Funded Family Tree’s Women In Crisis Shelter Helps a Survivor of Domestic Violence & Stalking Reclaim Her Life 

ALSO Combats the Prevalence of Teen Dating Violence

In 2009, ALSO was troubled by the prevalence of intimate-partner violence in Humboldt Park, along with the lack of community help available to counteract it. In response, ALSO decided to take action.

Empowering a Farmworking Community: S.T.O.P. In Action in California

This Week, A STOP-Funded California Organization Empowers Survivors to Stand Up for Their Right to a Violence-Free Life

The Success of a Cold Case Team: S.T.O.P. in Action in Arizona

This week a STOP-Funded Phoenix, Arizona Cold Case Sex Crime Team Identifies and Apprehends Sexual Assault Perpetrators:

Safety Net Works Logan Square Youth Leadership Council Meetings

The Safety Net Works is a collaborative effort designed to bring local and state resources together to help youth and young adults living in Logan Square enhance their positive development into a healthy and productive adult

Understanding Immigration Issues: S.T.O.P. in Action in Alaska

In a previous blog post, we gave a brief introduction to the S.T.O.P. in Action booklet. The book highlights success stories from the S.T.O.P. Formula Grants Program in each state and territory.

CEV New Grantee Orientation

The U.S. Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women (OVW) in partnership with Alliance of Local Service Organizations (ALSO) presents The Children and Youth Exposed to Violence New Grantee Orientation at Embassy Suites in Washington, D.C.

One Page is Not the Whole Book: S.T.O.P. in Action in Alabama

In a previous blog post, we gave a brief introduction to the S.T.O.P. in Action booklet. The book highlights the effective implementation of the S.T.O.P. Program in each state and territory.

ALSO Presents Work at APHA

The Alliance of Local Service Organizations (ALSO) presented twice at the American Public Health Association’s 139th Annual Meeting & Exposition on October 31 and November 1.  ALSO’s presentations were titled,

S.T.O.P. In Action Booklet (PDF)

S.T.O.P. in Action contains stories collected from all U.S. States and Territories on successful outcomes in the implementation of the U.S. Department of Justice Office on Violence Against Women S.T.O.P. (Services. Training. Officers.

New Level Sound

The Alliance of Local Service Organization's (ALSO's) New Level Sound is a job training program that teaches young people to provide state-of-the-art, professional sound systems and support to events and activities in and around the city. 

Upcoming Events

July 16, 2015
Open Community Forum on Violence
Segundo Ruiz Belvis Cultural Center, 4048 W. Armitage Ave, Chicago, IL

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