PLEDGE FOR PEACE: 10 THINGS YOU CAN DO | RESOURCES | PARTICIPANTS
We believe that we must stop violence by first providing better opportunities and support.
COMMUNITY VIOLENCE INTERVENTION AND PREVENTION COLLABORATION
(These agencies will assist you or refer you to one of our other partners… please mention Omaha 360 – VIP)
1. Education & Employment Opportunities - Please call Urban League of Nebraska at 402-453-9730 or Step-Up Omaha.
2. Housing Support - Need assistance with housing…Please call the Family Housing Advisory Services at 402-934-7921.
3. Support Services – Need help with Emergency Assistance or Basic Needs – Food, Clothing, and other…Please call ENCAP (Eastern Nebraska Community Action Partnership) at 402-453-5656 ext. 200.
4. Spiritual Support - Need prayer or want to talk to a Pastor or Minister. Please call 402-502-5153 and we can connect you to a local pastor.
5. Looking to change your lifestyle, get out of a negative group, help your child stay away from negative groups, or seeking help with mediation (Squashing Beef). If you or someone you know wants to change their lifestyle or if you need someone to help with mediation (squashing beef). Please call Impact One Community Connection at 402-932-2855.
6. Gun Violence Victim Support Group – If you have lost a family member or friend to gun violence and want to be a part of a support group – Please call the Center for Holistic Development at 402-502-9788 or Impact One Community Connection at 402-932-2855.
7. Reentry and Recovery Group – If you or someone you know is returning from jail or prison and need help getting reconnected in the community – ENCAP (Eastern Nebraska Community Action Partnership) at 402-453-5656 ext. 200.
OMAHA POLICE DEPARTMENT
(The following contact information (8-10) will help you reach the Omaha Police Department or Crime Stoppers)
8. Report gang activity in your neighborhood. Please call the Gang Hotline at 444-5990.
9. Report illegal activity or have knowledge about a gun violence crime. Please call 444-STOP, send a text message to 274637 (crimes) or www.omahacrimestoppers.net. (This call is anonymous)
10. Report an illegal firearm – Please call 444-STOP, send a text message to 274637 (crimes) or www.omahacrimestoppers.net (This call is anonymous.) If this is an emergency, please call 911.
If you would like to volunteer, contribute, or support efforts to stop gun violence in our communities and city, please e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call us at 402-502-5153. For more information go to www.empoweromaha.com
Omaha 360 is an initiative of the Empower Omaha Violence Intervention and Prevention Collaboration.