nonviolence http://ripr.org en Visitors Call Providence Nonviolence Program a Model http://ripr.org/post/visitors-call-providence-nonviolence-program-model <p>Visitors from Chicago and Newark, New Jersey, are completing on Friday a two-day visit examining the work of<a href="http://www.nonviolenceinstitute.org/"> the Institute for the Study and Practice of Nonviolence</a>.</p><p>Christopher Mallette heads a three-year-old program called the <a href="http://www.care4community.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/03/VRS.pdf">Chicago Violence Reduction Strategy</a>. Mallette says the Chicago strategy, like the one in Providence, utilizes street workers who try to mediate disputes and prevent violent conflicts.</p> Fri, 09 Aug 2013 19:49:31 +0000 Ian Donnis 19837 at http://ripr.org