For more information about the Safety and Violence Prevention Department's events or services please contact/ Para Mas information sobre norstros programas/ eventos de nustro Deapartamento de Violencia y Seguridad Porfavor de ponga se en contacto con:

Ismael "IZZY" Vargas

ivargasjr@corazoncs.org

(708)656-1400 x 220

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WHAT WE DO:

    -RESTORATIVE JUSTICE

   - GANG INTERVENTION/MEDIATIONS

   - STREET VIOLENCE RESPONSE

SAFETY PATROL

SHOOTING RESPONSE

CLERGY PARTNERSHIP

COMMUNITY EVENTS'

EDUCATION/AWARENESS (WORKSHOPS)

   - TATTOO REMOVAL

   - COURT MANDATED COMMUNITY SERVICE

 

For a full list of events such as our Tattoo Removal and our Break the Violence Movement Nights please take a look on our Community Events Page

Check out our all the interviews our very own Ismael "Izzy" Vargas Jr. has done in the past few months with various news outlets. Izzy strives to inform every one of the good work not only the Safety and Violence Prevention department does, but the agency as a whole.

TOTAL DEPARTMENT REACH FOR FY-16:
2,034 YOUTH/CLIENTS SERVED DIRECTLY/INDIRECTLY
 
FACTS FOR FY-16:
-155 CLIENTS(NON-DUPLICATED) WERE SERVED FOR TATTOO REMOVAL. TATTOO'S WERE PRIMARILY GANG AFFILIATED. 
 
-10 GANG AWARENESS PRESENTATIONS WHERE DONE AND REACHED  490 YOUTH/PARENTS

- SERVED OVER 374 YOUTH BETWEEN THE AGES OF 13-25 , THOUGH OUR "BREAK THE VIOLENCE" (BTVM) EVENTS. "BREAK THE VIOLENCE MOVEMENT" IS A GROWING CONCEPT THAT INCLUDES THREE CORE AREAS: 1) PROVIDING SOME FORM OF TEAM BUILDING ACTIVITY 2) HOSTING THE EVENT AT A SAFE ENVIRONMENT 3) A MESSAGE RELATED TO ANTI-VIOLENCE AND/OR PEACE MUST BE SHARED/PRESENT THE EVENT CAN TAKE PLACE INSIDE AN ENCLOSED SPACE OR OUT IN THE OPEN.
CURRENTLY WE HAVE BTVM NIGHTS, WHERE WE HAVE GYM FROM 8PM-12AM AND HAVE OPEN BASKETBALL AND A LIVE DJ.

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CEASE FIRE SUMMER 2016