Youth Violence Prevention


The YVP Collaborative convenes in regular meetings throughout the year. Please contact to learn about upcoming events.

Current Meetings

Funder Investment Meetings

The YVP Funder Collaborative hosts quarterly funder investment meetings dedicated to exchanging knowledge and fostering dialogue among private and public funders. Meetings are open to all funders regardless of Collaborative membership.

Please check back here for details of the next Funder Investment Meeting.

Past Events

Pathways to Health and Healing: Sparking Passion and Opportunity for Youth Development Professionals

Thursday, January 14, 2016 from 12:30-5pm 

The Collaborative brought over 135 youth development professionals together to equip service providers with tools on how to incorporate trauma-informed practices into their work and within their organizations to support staff well-being to better serve youth. This event was held in partnership with the Boston Youth Service Network (BYSN). Click here for more information about the event. 

Please check back here for follow-up events from the Pathways to Health and Healing event.

Beyond the Paycheck: Building Career Pathways for Youth Through the Classroom, Workplace, and Community

Wednesday, December 16, 2015 from 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM at the Bruce Bolling Municipal Building

The YVP team welcomed Dr. Karla Estrada, the ​​Deputy Superintendent of Student Support Services, speak on the importance of social-emotional (soft skill) development for youth's success in employment and beyond. We were also pleased to have a diverse panel of funders speak on their role in supporting youth employment and social-emotional learning.

Please check back here for follow-up convenings to the Beyond the Paycheck event.