23May 2017

Support Safe Streets Today

It’s starting to feel like summer at last. The sun is out. School is nearing an end. Flip flops and shorts are making their annual comeback. At ALSO, we know that summer’s approach means something else, too, something with serious implications for our work and our community. The summer months bring a spike in violence. More ...
20Apr 2017

Survivors Come First at the Annual STOP Meeting

Attendees participating in theatre activity
What is the STOP Meeting? On March 28-29, ALSO hosted its 10th annual meeting for administrators of the STOP Formula grant. Administrators are the people in charge of distributing and overseeing STOP money in all 56 U.S. states and territories. ALSO plans and executes the meeting in partnership with the U.S. Department of Justice Office on ...
23Feb 2017

Highlights from the Underserved NGO

On January 31st – February 2nd, 2017, ALSO hosted the New Grantee Orientation (NGO) for the Grants for Outreach and Services to Underserved Populations in partnership with the Office on Violence Against Women. During this two and a half day meeting in Saint Paul, agencies from 14 cities around the country met to discuss various ...
26Jan 2017

From Required to Inspired Within the STOP Formula Grant Program

STAAR Project Logo
In the second of a two-part series of meetings designed to assist STOP Administrators with their STOP implementation planning and other points along the grant cycle, ALSO’s STAAR Project convened “From Required to Inspired: Unlocking Your Leadership Potential through Grant Administration,” in Chicago on November 15-16, 2016. The meeting, which was attended by STOP Administrators ...
12Jan 2017

The 2016 Consolidated Youth Winter Institute

In partnership with the Office on Violence Against Women, the Consolidated Youth Technical Assistance Team consisting of ALSO, Break the Cycle, and Men Can Stop Rape, hosted the 2016 Consolidated Youth Winter Institute, “Learning from Each Other: Sharing Grantee Successes”, in San Diego on December 15-16, 2016. This Institute spotlighted current grantees’ work and provided ...
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