Support & Acknowledgements
The work of the Center for Nonviolence and Social Justice and its programs such as Healing Hurt People is made possible due to numerous generous supporters, including:
Recent grants to CNSJ include the following:
In July 2022 the Healing Hurt People program within the Center for Nonviolence and Social Justice was awarded a two-year Pew Fund venture grant from The Pew Charitable Trusts to address the growing impacts of community violence.
In January 2022 it was announced that the Center for Nonviolence and Social Justice was one of 32 Philadelphia nonprofits to receive a grant from the Philadelphia Eagles for anti-violence efforts.
In September 2021 the Center for Nonviolence and Social Justice received a $1,927,538 five-year grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration (SAMHSA) to supplement its Healing Hurt People program as part of their National Child Traumatic Stress Initiative, which increases access to trauma-focused treatment and services systems for children and families who experience traumatic events.
In September 2021 the Center for Nonviolence and Social Justice received a $1,579,649 four-year grant from the Health Resources & Services Administration (HRSA) to add an experiential training component to our Community Health Worker/Certified Peer Specialist Training Academy. This experiential component will allow trainees to receive supported on-the-job experience to supplement their classroom experience. This grant will also allow for an evaluation of the training academy led by Amy Carroll-Scott, PhD, MPH.
In July 2021 the Center for Nonviolence and Social Justice received a $425,000 grant from Philadelphia Works to provide two coed cohorts of its Community Health Worker/Certified Peer Specialist Training Academy, which prepares young people for careers in health and social services fields.
In March 2021 the Center for Nonviolence and Social Justice received a $299,972 two-year grant from the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency to establish a Community Outreach Team (COT). COT will embed clinical and peer staff in four youth-serving community-based organizations to engage and provide therapeutic services to young victims of trauma and provide referrals to Healing Hurt People when appropriate.
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