Blog

02Sep 2016

Community Meet ‘n Greet

On Wednesday, August 24, ALSO hosted a Community Meet ‘n Greet to get to know our neighbors. ALSO staff conducted targeted outreach to businesses and organizations on North Avenue and Western Avenue. We strongly believe that forming and maintaining meaningful community connections increases safety so we created an opportunity for our community to come together ...
01Sep 2016

ALSO Sponsors STOP Grant Recipients to Attend NNEDV’s 2016 Tech Summit

Pictured counterclockwise around the table: Todd Burkett (Project Woman), Ola Saad (SafeHouse Center), Stephanie Battle (SafeHouse Center), Lacy Robbins (Jena Band of Choctaw Indians), Stacie Farcin (West Virginia Foundation for Rape Information and Services), Marsha Kirschner (West Virginia Foundation for Rape Information and Services), Anthony Craigo (Putnam County Sherriff’s Department), Lindsey Criswell (Project Woman) The National Network to End ...
24Aug 2016

ALSO Co-facilitates at SCY Quarterly Meeting

ALSO staff and 10-10-10 Participants at the 21st Annual Walk for Peace On Thursday, August 11, 2016, I attended the quarterly meeting of Strengthening Chicago’s Youth (SCY) entitled “Community Development as Violence Prevention.” The meeting featured a panel discussion comprised of government and community organization representatives. Representatives shared examples of development initiatives that decreased violence in ...
16Aug 2016

ALSO at OVW LGBT Roundtable

Roundtable participants pictured, from left to right: Tre’Andre Valentine (The Network la Red), Skye Brown (Multicultural Efforts to End Sexual Assault), Stephanie Hausen (ALSO), Lisa Gilmore (Illinois Accountability Initiative), and Emily Waters (New York City Anti-Violence Project).   At the end of June, I attended a two-day OVW roundtable focused on “Addressing Sexual Assault, Dating Violence, Domestic ...