Human Justice March October 11, 2022
On October 11th, 2022 several thousands of people from across the world, Joined Executive Director K. Bain of Community Capacity Development (CCD) along with the New York Public Advocates Office, the Mayor’s Office of Criminal Justice, various community led violence interruption groups along with other New York City organizations, national and international partners.
A Community Led Public Safety Approach
The Communities that CCD serve are empowered to play a vital role in addressing and determining Public Safety.
THE LATEST NYC’S MAJOR CRIMINAL JUSTICE INDICATORS
Although gun violence has decreased to historically low levels in recent years, it remains a pervasive issue in small pockets of neighborhoods around New York City.
CCD JOINS THE WHITE HOUSE NATIONAL NETWORK OF COMMUNITY VIOLENCE INTERVENTION PROFESSIONALS
Community capacity Development becomes “Core-5” member of the White House Community violence intervention collaborative (CVIC). This is an initiative launched by the Biden-Harris Administration that convenes Mayors, grassroot community violence intervention (CVI) organizations, national funders and federal agencies to strengthen and enhance the capacity of community – based violence intervention organizations to serve as a complimentary strategy to policing in reducing violence and create safe communities.
Community Capacity Development with CVIC will engage 64 grassroots CVI organizations, across 16 jurisdictions to execute a comprehensive national training and technical assistance and support programs.
- Washington DC
- Rapid City
- King Country
- St. Louis
- Baton Rouge
- Los Angeles
- St. Paul
Community Capacity Development is anchoring this CVIC national initiative with Hyphen, Community Based Public Health Safety Collective, (CBPS) the Health Alliance for violence intervention (HAVI), the National Institute for Criminal Justice Reform,(NICJR), and Cities United (CU).