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Rapid Response Grants for Reducing Violence and Promoting Peace

The Chicago Fund for Safe and Peaceful Communities is a $300,000 fund created in direct response to the many people and organizations who are proactively working to keep Chicago neighborhoods safe. Read More

"Phillip Cusic: 'BAM' Program"

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Related Grantee: Youth Guidance
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Chicago Program Cuts Arrests Among Youth

An evaluation of Youth Guidance’s Becoming a Man (BAM) program found that the program significantly reduced violent crime while high-school graduations rose sharply among program participants. Read More

Staff

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Valerie Chang

Managing Director, Programs
Portrait of Craig Howard

Craig Howard

Director
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Janice A. Dunbar

Assistant Manager of Grants and Budget

LaShonda Baldwin

Department Administrator

Media Contact

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Meredith Klein

Senior Communications Officer

Evaluation Contact

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Maurice Samuels

Program Officer, Evaluation