News and Notes

Recent media highlights:

Teens making a difference in Louisville (6/28/19)

Watch an interview with two of our One Love Louisville Youth Implementation Team Members

2019 Forty Under 40 Class (6/27/19)

OSHN Team Member Nubia Bennett has been named as a member of the 2019 Forty Under 40 class.

2019 BMe Community Genius Fellows (5/29/19)

OSHN Team Member Lavel White has been selected as a Louisville BMe Communitiy Genius Fellow and recipient of a generous donation towards a community impact project of his making. 

Ignite Louisville Class of Fall 2019 (4/29/19)

OSHN Team Member Lavel White has been chosen as a member of the Leadership Louisville: Ignite Louisville Class of Fall 2019. 

 

Mayor's Give-A-Day Week of Service 2019

Give a Day: Painting 

 

As part of the Mayor's Give-A-Day Week of Service everyone is encouraged to give back in any way to the community. Members of the Office for Safe and Healthy Neighborhoods traveled to Newcomer Academy to assist in painting a new and inspiring mural for students. Newcomer Academy serves students who are in their first year of instruction in the United States and English learners. 

Learn more about this Give-A-Day Week project. 

 

 

 

 


National Youth Violence Prevention Week 2019 Recap

National Youth Violence Prevention Week (NYVPW) is a week-long celebration encouraging everyone to promote peace among youth and young adults. The Office for Safe and Healthy Neighborhoods acts as coordinator with multiple partners to bring citizens together for some small act that supports youth and community-wide peace.

Did you miss an event during NYVPW? Enjoy some of the video highlights below!

National Youth Violence Prevention Week Kick-off (4/8/19)

Press conference including a performance by the Young Prodigies and speakers: Mayor Fischer, Fadumo Abdullahi (OSHN Youth Implementation Team), Rashaad Abdur-Rahman (OSHN), Dr. Kate DeFarrari (JCPS), David James (Metro Council President), and Lyndon Pryor (Louisville Urban League)

OSHN NYVPW Community Walk (4/10/19)

Members of OSHN and partner organizations engaging community members 

OSHN and Partners Community Resource Fair (4/10/19)

OSHN staff and partner organizations engaging the community and providing resources


Ignite Louisville Class of Fall 2019 (4/29/19)

OSHN Team Member Lavel White has been chosen as a member of the Leadership Louisville: Ignite Louisville Class of Fall 2019. 


Trauma Resilient Community (TRC) Project Launch

More than a dozen local organizations undergo trauma resilience training (10/15/19)

Employees from more than a dozen agencies across the city are learning what it means to be a trauma-resilient community.

City will use $5million trauma resilience grant to help families affected by trauma (4/16/19)

Read about the launch of our TRC Project

Trauma Resilient Community (TRC) Initiative Grant Launch (4/9/19)

TRC Initiative Luncheon featuring guest speaker Dr. Wendy Ellis

City will use $5million Trauma Resilience Grant to Help Families Affected by Trauma (4/9/19)

The Office for Safe and Healthy Neighborhoods, Kent School of Social Work and Center for Trauma Resilient Communities launch the Trauma Resilient Community (TRC) Initiative Grant

$5million Grant will help Louisville Families Suffering from Trauma (4/9/19)

The Office for Safe and Healthy Neighborhoods, Kent School of Social Work and Center for Trauma Resilient Communities launch the Trauma Resilient Community (TRC) Initiative Grant

The Bail Project is trying to end cash bail in America one inmate at a time (11/14/18)

Read about the Bail Project and work done by former OSHN Staff member Shelton McElroy 

UofL partners on $5million initiative for trauma-resilient community (11/13/18)

Read about the Trauma Resilient Community project announcement from the University of Louisville 

Mayor announces Federal Grant to launch Trauma Resilient Community Initiative (11/12/18)

Read about OSHN's partnership with the Kent School of Social Work, Centerstone and others through a Dept. of Health and Human Services' Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAHMSA) Grant

OSHN uses grants, partnerships to tackle violence (11/1/18)

Learn more about the Cure Violence model in action in Louisville

THRIVE Fellowship Announcement (7/27/18)

Read the Mayor's announcement for our new program

We must treat violence like a public health issue (6/13/18)

Read a Courier-Journal op-ed from Alice Bridges, an Office for Safe and Healthy Neighborhoods Advisory Council member

OSHN seeks to double budget (5/31/18)

Read about the budget approval for OSHN

Connections with Renee Shaw (2/13/17)

Watch an interview with director, Rashaad Abdur-Rahman and KET's Renee Shaw