Author: Local Initiatives Support Corporation

Community Based Violence Intervention & Prevention Initiative (CVIPI) and Rural Opportunities Webinar

Publication Date: June 2024

This event introduced the Community Based Violence Intervention & Prevention Initiative (CVIPI) and related Training & Technical Assistance (TTA) support available through LISC. Participants also learned about the experiences of rural CVIPI practitioners from fellow RVCRI program grantees.


  • Ryan Samuelson, Senior Program Officer, LISC Safety & Justice
  • Dr. Paul Smokowski, Executive Director, North Carolina Youth Violence Prevention Center (NCYVPC)
  • Leon Burden, Violence Interrupter, NCYVPC


  • John A. Connelly, Senior Program Officer, LISC Safety & Justice


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