LOUIS D. BROWN PEACE INSTITUTE
Based in Dorchester, Massachusetts, The Louis D. Brown Peace Institute is a center of healing, teaching, and learning for families and communities impacted by murder, trauma, grief, and loss. Itsprograms and services are grounded in the Center for Disease Controls social-ecological framework that interventions are needed at multiple levels in order to interrupt cycles of violence.
STABLE GROUND BOSTON
Stable Ground addresses the complicated relationship between chronic housing insecurity, its psychologically traumatic impact, and municipal housing policy through a participatory community-based art and cultural program structured to inform the work of the City of Bostons Office of Housing Stability. This project creates a residency program that embeds artists, legal designers, and trauma experts into community settings that contribute to local visual and performing arts exhibits and art-making events. These events have included facilitated conversations among artists, residents, activists, organizers, experts, and municipal leaders, all structured to inform existing OHS services and those in development.
YOUTH ENRICHMENT SERVICES
Youth Enrichment Services (YES) is a private, nonprofit organization with amission to inspire youth with physical and mental activities that foster life-long respect for self, others, and the environment.Founded in 1968 by Richard Williams,YES provides affordable and impactful sports-based youth development and leadership programming for Boston children and teens, with a deep belief deeply in the transformative power of engaging youth in active outdoor activities. YES is dedicated to serving Boston youth with a targeted focus on reaching low-to-moderate income children and teens in Dorchester, Roxbury, and Mattapan. It currently serves more than. 1,600 children and teens annually.