Interested in making your schools more secure?

Interested in making your schools more secure? Help Bring NRA School Shield Security Assessor Training to Your Community! OUR KIDS ARE OUR RESPONSIBILITY. IT’S NOT JUST OUR DUTY TO PROTECT THEM, IT’S OUR RIGHT TO PROTECT THEM.For more information and resources, visit: The training is provided by the NRA as part of the NRAContinue reading “Interested in making your schools more secure?”

JOIN: Project Safe Neighborhoods

Project Safe Neighborhoods Gun Violence Remains a Major Problem in the United States According to the National Crime Victimization Survey, 467,321 persons were victims of a crime committed with a firearm in 2011. In the same year, data collected by the FBI show that firearms were used in 68 percent of murders, 41 percent ofContinue reading “JOIN: Project Safe Neighborhoods”

Department of Justice to Launch Inaugural National Heroin and Opioid Awareness Week

Department of Justice to Launch Inaugural National Heroin and Opioid Awareness Week Attorney General Lynch will Travel to Lexington, Kentucky as Part of the Justice Department’s Awareness Campaign to Address the Rising Public Health Crisis of Drug Addiction The Obama Administration is announcing a “week of action” to raise awareness about the rising public healthContinue reading “Department of Justice to Launch Inaugural National Heroin and Opioid Awareness Week”

Seattle Urban League ‘Career Bridge’ Program

Please visit the Seattle Urban League Website Career Bridge Overview Career Bridge began in 2012, following a spate of gun violence and deaths in Seattle. Career Bridge was initially developed and piloted as a collaborative effort between the City of Seattle and community partners to address the disproportionate rates of violence and trauma research showedContinue reading “Seattle Urban League ‘Career Bridge’ Program”


Seattle, WA – Today, the Seattle Human Services Department (HSD) announced that the application process for the 2015 Summer Youth Internship Program is now underway. The summer internship program is open to youth and young adults, ages 14-24 who live in Seattle. “Working together with business leaders, community partners and the City, we will beContinue reading “SEATTLE SUMMER YOUTH JOBS- AGES 14-24”

Building Trust Between Communities and Local Police

President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden meet with elected officials, community and faith leaders, and law enforcement officials to discuss how communities and law enforcement can work together to build trust to strengthen neighborhoods across the country. (Official White House Photo by Lawrence Jackson) Recent events in Ferguson, Missouri and around the countryContinue reading “Building Trust Between Communities and Local Police”

The California Endowment: Youth Justice Policy Board

For the California Endowment, Commonweal staffs a Youth Justice Policy Board (YJPB) of distinguished California professionals and experts in the youth justice field. The Policy Board conducts reviews of California youth justice issues, programs and policies and advises the Endowment on reform strategies. The Policy Board has adopted two action plans: Leadership: addresses the needContinue reading “The California Endowment: Youth Justice Policy Board”

The California Wellness Foundation: Youth Violence Prevention

Youth Prevention Chart The California Wellness Foundation (TCWF) has been the state’s leading philanthropy tackling the problem of youth violence in California. Their Youth Violence Prevention Initiative, launched in 1993, advanced a public health model of reform addressing two main areas: reducing firearm injury and death, and increasing state resources for youth crime and violenceContinue reading “The California Wellness Foundation: Youth Violence Prevention”

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COMMUNITY PROGRAMS FOR YOUTH: Juvenile Court Department of the King County Superior Court

Community Programs Community Service Youth Workforce Development School Engagement Restitution Monitoring & Accountability Mission: The Community Programs mission is to partner and provide direct service to enhance education, community service, employment and victim restitution opportunities for court-involved youth. This is accomplished through developing strong partnerships and leveraging community resources to serve over 400 high-risk youthContinue reading “COMMUNITY PROGRAMS FOR YOUTH: Juvenile Court Department of the King County Superior Court”