Heartland Alliance

Award / $50,000

Priority / Social Determinants of Health / Health Equity

Location / Chicago, IL Chicagoland-wide

READI Chicago is an innovative, ambitious, community-driven strategy to addressing gun violence in Chicago. By integrating employment through transitional jobs, cognitive behavioral therapy, and personal development support services, READI Chicago aims to help individuals with high rates of trauma exposure and most at risk of gun violence involvement improve their personal safety and life success, and create greater opportunity and safety in our communities.