Press Release UChicago Crime Lab September 11, 2023

University of Chicago Community Violence Intervention Leadership Academy Hosts First Cohort of Leaders from 21 Cities Across America

Community leaders begin six-month leadership and management training program designed to equip participants with tools to advance the CVI field and transform communities.

CHICAGO, IL – Today, the Community Violence Intervention Leadership Academy (CVILA) welcomed its first cohort of community violence intervention (CVI) leaders from 21 cities across America. CVILA is a first-of-its-kind management and leadership training initiative designed to provide senior and executive CVI leaders working in communities of color disproportionately impacted by gun violence with the necessary skills to increase the impact of their organizations and the field overall.

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