As part of the Department’s ongoing efforts to further establish community trust on a district by-district level, CPD held a series of community conversations with neighborhood residents, business owners, civic officials and other key stakeholders throughout
MSL is going Nationwide as violence in the communities is not just in one city but in all on some level. With our professional staff and culturally diverse teams, we feel confident that we can slow the rise of violence and bring the love of others and peaceful back into our communities.
Cities nationwide can help break the cycle of violence and retaliation by running programs that focus on the places and people most likely to be affected. These programs aim to change group and individual behavior and to defuse conflicts before they escalate.
During the times MSL integrated into the community to provide opportunities and referrals as well as events, crime lowered because as an organization that is working with law enforcement, street outreach workers, and hospitals to engage with high-risk individuals we were able to give them alternatives to violence.
Through introducing the creative and healing powers of music, we can insure better communication and relationships to rebuild and grow the communities in which we live and serve.
The role of arts and music in our society fill a void that we all need in order to enrich ourselves and our culture, they provide alternate infinite experiences, and they also further enhance the skills we use in other disciplines and professions.
Violence in many shapes and forms is starting to become the norm, this can be reversed by understanding and teaching that music can easily be used as instrument of peace when there is chaos between people of different origin and background.
All our programs include opportunities for all participants to not only interact with the community but to better each participant to work within the communities to recruit others for the goal of rebuilding the community through learning, togetherness and strengthing. This limits violence and other plauges that causes many communities to fail.
Programs will also include
Our programs include participant support services which are community-based services that assist and support many in the community. The overarching goal is to help the community enhance skills and resolve problems to promote optimal community rebuilding by decreasing violence and uplifting education and positive value systems.
We work with the following agencies:
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