Spring 2021 Training Course

Building Blocks of Peace 2021 is a 3-month training course that will help you connect with others in your community to get organized, become more equipped, and deploy local faith-rooted mobilization in places of need in your police district. Following the three months of training and practical homework, you will receive a certificate of completion as well as introduction to your district’s faith-based committees and mobilization plans.

- Saturday, March 6, 10am-Noon

- Saturday, April 3, 10am-Noon

- Saturday, May 1, 10am-Noon

*Each part will be administered as a Zoom Webinar — please register below, and the webinar link will be emailed to you prior to the trainings.

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BUILDING BLOCKS OF PEACE

Practical training for local action seeking the wellbeing of our blocks and neighborhoods.

Vision

FAITHFUL PRESENCE

Reducing violence and promoting community health through consistent, positive presence in proximity to our homes, churches, and places of need.

Framework

22 CPD DISTRICTS

Developing a regional network of Neighborhood Peace Coordinators within the twenty-two Chicago Police Department districts.

Training

PROVEN METHODS

Supporting local leaders who have proven impact in presence-based peacemaking and multiplying effect through training on best practices.

Assessment

NEIGHBORHOOD REPORTS

Assessing neighborhood health and peacemaking efficacy through expert training, peer coaching, and data-driven metrics in partnership with city agencies.

Past Trainings

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