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Project Right Offers VIP Neighborhood Mobilizer Training

What are the VIP NEIGHBORHOOD MOBILIZERS?

Project RightThe Mobilizers are a group of residents that come together and lead a community response when violence occurs in their neighborhood.

Why VIP Mobilizers are needed?  To support making a change in the perception of violence and to communicate that “Violence will not be tolerated or accepted in our neighborhoods.”

What is VIP?  The Violence Intervention and Prevention Initiative (VIP) is a community organizing violence prevention strategy.   VIP coalitions work to ensure residents have the knowledge and resources to develop community initiatives that prevent violence over the long term.  VIP coalitions bring together residents and other community leaders to address violence


Requirements:     
  • Must live in one of the VIP catchment areas
  • Required to attend (3) 90 minute orientation and training session
  • Participate in community responses and conduct assigned tasks
  • Respect team and community members
  • Flexibility is a plus

Responsibilities:
  • Adhere to assigned task of the response
  • Keep Coalition Coordinator updated regarding status and assigned role
  • Work collaboratively with community residents and agencies

Dates and Times of Orientation and Trainings for VIP Mobilizers:

Thursday, March 28th, 2013
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Deliverance Temple Worship Center
232 Columbia Road, Dorchester


Contact

Khedra Hollis, Coalition Coordinator
Project RIGHT, Inc.
617.541.5454 ext. 105
khollisprojectrightinc@gmmail.com


Posted: February 27, 2013     Nancy J Conrad


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