Technical Assistance Experts
The Coalition to Advance Public Safety
The Health Alliance for Violence Intervention
The Health Alliance for Violence Intervention (HAVI) is the only national organization working to heal cycles of systemic and interpersonal violence through the advancement of hospital-based violence intervention programs (HVIPs). HVIPs are comprehensive, trauma-informed, culturally competent programs that connect injured patients at the highest risk to much-needed community-based services.
The Community Based Public Safety Collective
The Community Based Public Safety Collective’s mission is to build neighborhood leadership to advance safety and preserve the integrity and tradition of Black and Brown community interventionist work. The Collective works to ensure equity in access to public funding by rapidly building and bringing to scale the needed infrastructure, capacity, and support, as well as providing education on the necessity of Black, Brown, and Indigenous-led safety.
National Institute for Criminal Justice Reform
The National Institute for Criminal Justice Reform (NICJR) works to reduce incarceration and violence, improve the outcomes of system-involved youth and adults, and increase the capacity and expertise of the organizations that serve these individuals. NICJR provides technical assistance, consulting, research, organizational development, and advocacy in the fields of juvenile and criminal justice, youth development, and violence prevention. NICJR works with an array of government agencies, nonprofit organizations, and philanthropic foundations.
Cities United supports a national network of mayors who are committed to reducing the epidemic of homicides and shootings among young Black men and boys ages 14 to 24 by 50 percent.