The Peacemakers Alliance employs outreach workers – including some former gang members – who are credible messengers. The group is involved in mediation, gang interaction, violence prevention, conflict resolution, case management, family services and hospital-based intervention following violent incidents.

Bull City United works to stop shootings and killings in specific Durham neighborhood using a public health model with three primary strategies:

The Albany Cure Violence team provides proactive intervention for gang activity or at risk youth within the city of Albany. Albany Cure Violence mentors and directs youth into making better decisions that will aid in a healthy lifestyle.

The S.O.S. Brooklyn staff prevent gun violence from occurring in two target areas within the neighborhoods of Crown Heights and Bedford-Stuyvesant by mediating conflicts that may end in gun violence and acting as peer counselors to the people who are at risk of perpetrating or being victimized by violence.

Pathways to Peace is a street level team that provides support and nonviolent alternatives for youth who are resorting to violence to settle disputes or becoming involved in gangs and drugs. The members of the City’s Pathways to Peace team are available to help safeguard the lives of these youth, trained to diffuse potentially violent situations, and help them get on a track to a better life.


LIFE Camp provides youth and families that have been impacted by violence the valuable tools they need to stay in school and out of the criminal justice system. We provide programs and other holistic approaches to reinforce self-esteem and respect for life among one another and also connect and mobilize youth to prevent and heal from violence in New York City’s most underserved communities.

NCST uses a public health approach in our strategy to reduce violent crime and murder in the City of Newark.

Cure4Camden is a community based violence intervention program to stop shootings and violence in Camden City. Cure4Camden aims at reducing street violence by stopping shootings and killings in the short-term and changing the underlying conditions that give rise to shootings and killings in the long-term.

Ceasefire Detroit is a community-based violence prevention partnership committed to changing community norms about violence.

The Safe and Successful Youth Initiative (SSYI) is a state-funded, community-based secondary violence prevention program that launched in 2011 that is now in 13 Massachusetts cities (Boston, Brockton, Chelsea, Fall River, Haverhill, Holyoke, Lawrence, Lowell, Lynn, New Bedford, Pittsfield, Springfield, and Worcester) to address serious youth violence, particularly gun violence.