Pride Peace Prevention

Media Type: 
Category: 

The Youth Violence Prevention Resource Center (YVPRC) is a partnership of young people, community members, artists, organizations, and scholars who are applying the best available science to violence prevention while recognizing the limitations of science in addressing the everyday challenges of many communities. YVPRC believes that racial injustice produces conditions that lead to young people viewing violence as their best option, and that by increasing everyone’s knowledge of Black history we can help change the narrative about our communities, our people, and ourselves. YVRC hopes to raise critical consciousness in an effort to promote racial justice and reduce youth violence.

YVPRC seeks to influence the social context of youth in Louisville through the implementation of a three-year social norming campaign. The campaign works to cultivate a positive racial identity and foster community dialogue around difficult issues such as racial and social justice. In doing so, YVRC hopes to raise critical consciousness in an effort to promote racial justice and reduce youth violence.

Pride resources highlight truths and contributions of historically marginalized groups, challenging the mainstream Eurocentric perspectives. The project also offers several key calls to action for youth, families, institutions of power, aspiring allies, organizations, and the community at large.

Learn more from pridepeaceprevention.org. YVPRC notes: “There are a variety of ways you can PRACTICE, PRIDE, PEACE, AND PREVENTION. Check out these resources that align with YVPRC’s mission. Let us know how you practice PPP by connecting through our social media pages.”

Create Account

Create an account to save and submit your own prevention resources. Begin here.

Recent News

Tuesday, 13 December 2022
UPCOMING WEBINAR December 13, 2022 | 2pm Eastern / 11am Pacific Prevention of violence and related public health problems too often falls short of our goals of reducing harm. This web conference will present new ways of thinking about prevention that focus on building assets and resources.
Thursday, 29 September 2022
NRCDV will host the National Call for Unity to kick off Domestic Violence Awareness Month 2022 on September 30th, 2022 at 2pm Eastern / 11am Pacific. This year's call centers on the theme for DVAM 2022, No Survivor Justice Without Racial Justice: Cultivating Joy Towards Liberation.

Notice of Federal Funding and Federal Disclaimer: This website is funded through Grant #90EV0410-03 from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families, Family and Youth Services Bureau, Family Violence Prevention and Services Program [which incorporates funding provided by the National Center on Injury Prevention and Control/Center for Disease Control and Prevention (NCIPC/CDC)]. Neither the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services nor any of its components operate, control, are responsible for, or necessarily endorse this website including, without limitation, its content, technical infrastructure, and policies, and any services or tools provided.

Subscribe to the PreventIPV newsletter