Save The Date: Thursday May 17, 2018

Join us for Invest In Peace 2018 on May 17th at the WaterFire Arts Center.  Come celebrate the work of ISPN, our partners and friends like you!  Stay tuned for more details.

Progress made: Zero gang homicides in 2016!

Providence shootings, homicides continue to decline. Both categories continued to drop in 2016, and the city did not see a single gang-related homicide, a trend attributed to improved community policing. By Amanda Milkovits Journal Staff Writer Posted Jan 31, 2017 at 8:40 PM PROVIDENCE, R.I. — There were fewer shootings and fewer homicides in Providence last year, continuing years of a steady decline in violent crime in the city. The Providence police chief and executive director of the Institute for the Study and Practice of Nonviolence say the reduction of violence in 2016 actually reflects years of work between the police and the community they serve. Read More