It is the mission of the Office of Peace and Policy to use the power of community knowledge, social science, and applied research to implement, develop and create strategies, policies and programs that:

  1. Promote and sustain a peaceful Birmingham through equitable and humane means;
  2. Promote and sustain improved public health for the residents of Birmingham by addressing risk and protective factors
  3. Establish an entity to critically analyze, preserve, and apply data, knowledge, and research pertaining to and including the City of Birmingham and its residents.