Transforming Communities

UPI works to prevent and reduce gang violence to ensure communities are safe enough for children to learn, families to thrive, and neighborhoods can prosper. Our efforts have resulted in advancing community violence reduction strategy, strengthening relationship based policing and advocating for smart justice practices.



reduction in shots fired



Urban Peace Academy participants trained


Gang Related crime was reduced over over 5 years


fewer gang-related homicides resulting

from the summer night lights program


What Bills We Support