Enhance community guardianship through cleaning up vacant lots, bike watches, peace walks and the creation of block clubs and community patrols.
- Deter crime
Reduce chances of becoming a crime victim through educational leaflets, VINetching, and home safety assessments to make our homes and vehicles safer.
Members organize with police, schools, churches and organizations to create spaces for potlucks, open houses, safe routes to schools, and more.
Youth AmeriCorps members engage in their community through beautification projects, educational leafletting, and installing safe route signage.
Youth members participate in weekly learning seminars to provide education geared towards career and college readiness, including mock interviews and resumes.
Members receive a bi-weekly living stipend and an educational award upon successful completion of service, and ongoing academic and professional support.
Crime Mapping and Analysis (CompStat)
CompStat analyses that lead to identification of crime hotspots, focused patrols, and absconder sweeps/home checks. This type of targeted policing allows for more intensive surveillance and traffic enforcement, checking for warrants, and Safe Routes patrols at the start and end of the school day.