Blog

30Jun 2017

ALSO Does Career Day!

ALSO staff recently participated in Career Day at the Pulaski International School of Chicago. ALSO would like to thank Pulaski teacher, Valerie Williams, for the invitation to present to 6th, 7th, and 8th grade students. ALSO staff talked about our violence prevention work in Humboldt Park, as well as our work on a national level. ...
29Jun 2017

Learnings from this year’s CY Spring Institute

ALSO, Break the Cycle, and Men Can Stop Rape, in partnership with the Office on Violence Against Women, held a two-day institute, Building a Framework for Success, in Chicago, Illinois. Who attended this meeting? Attendees were organizations and programs, located around the country, that provide services to children and youth who are exposed to and/or experiencing violence. ...
09Jun 2017

ALSO Educates Chicago Partners on Intersections of Intimate Partner and Community Violence

ALSO Educates Chicago Partners on Intersections of Intimate Partner and Community Violence
An ALSO team of community violence and gender-based violence staff hosted a training on the intersections of intimate partner violence and community violence in mid-May. Attendees included community violence outreach workers, legal clinic case managers, and youth development workers from across the city, whom ALSO partners with through a citywide Restorative Justice community that is committed ...
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

Survivors Come First at the Annual STOP Meeting
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 ...