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AmeriCorps Urban Safety Program

Joined in November 2019

About Us

Member Duties : Members work with residents and community groups to assist in forming neighborhood block clubs and community patrols. Members recruit and engage landlords and tenants in neighborhood safety and revitalization projects as well as implement safe pathways for students who walk and use public transportation in their daily commute to school.

Members regularly use technology for crime mapping and analysis, and to enhance neighborhood communication on matters of public safety.

Members also network and build coalitions with community organizations, including CDCs, schools, church groups, and police departments. In partnership with these groups, members organize community events ranging from educational forums or neighborhood potlucks to board ups of abandoned vacant and open houses.

Program Benefits : Education award upon successful completion of service , Childcare assistance if eligible , Stipend , Health Coverage , Training .

Terms : Permits attendance at school during off hours , Reliable transportation recommended (members are reimbursed for mileage) , Permits working at another job during off hours , Uniforms provided and required .

Skills : Team Work , Conflict Resolution , General Skills , Leadership , Public Speaking , Computers/Technology , Writing/Editing , Community Organization .

Service Areas : All areas of Detroit

Member Duties : Members work with residents and community groups to assist in forming neighborhood block clubs and community patrols. Members recruit and engage landlords and tenants in neighborhood safety and revitalization projects…

Issue Areas Include

  • Civic Engagement
  • Community Development
  • Crime & Safety
  • Urban Areas
  • Volunteering

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