2515851 - Youth VIP ( Violence Intervention Project) - Chi Anti Vi - Science - Central





CentralApprenticeshipYouth VIP ( Violence Intervention Project) - Chi Anti ViThe Youth VIP Initiative is an intensive research action institute, in partnership with the University of Chicago, where school-based participants are immersed in curricula meant to teach research methods, multi-media production, communication skills, organizing, leadership, and policy skills. The goal of the program is to improve civic engagement and develop leadership skills all while addressing issues of community violence.Spring 2016ActiveScienceSocial ScienceCommunity Organization / AwarenessThe core of the project is to immerse students in curricula meant to teach research methods, media production and organizing and leadership skills. Each participant will become fully empowered cvic agents with the capacity to advocate for themselves, their peers, and their communities. Utilizing students from the summer 2013 cohort, they will become mentors and guide new 2014 summer participants through research, community engagement, and media production activities. All students will have opportunities to present mini projects on civic issues that are most important to them and their communities.CommunityOrganizationDilara Uskup [773-268-7232]duskup@uchicago.eduQuad Communities Development CorporationCommunity-Based Organization (CBO)773.268.72324659SCOTTAGE GROVEAvenueChicagoIL606534659 S. COTTAGE GROVE Chicago IL 606534659 S. COTTAGE GROVE Chicago IL 60653Quad Communities Development CorporationIona Calhoun-Battiste [unlisted]2515851