Established in 2015 with support from the Marion County Public Health Department, the Marion County Youth Violence Prevention Coalition represents nearly 60 organizations with a shared interest in preventing youth violence in Indianapolis, IN. Today, the Coalition remains focused on its mission to “convene community stakeholders, conduct research, provide leadership, and empower people to create opportunities that build more peaceful homes, schools, neighborhoods, and workplaces.”

The Coalition activates community partners to prevent youth violence in Indianapolis through 6 task-forces.

Crisis Response

Lead the community's messaging around incidents of youth violence and progress

Family Care

Equip parents and caregivers to meet physical, social, mental, and emotional needs of their families


Promote a public policy agenda focused on addressing sources of youth violence


Promote trauma informed care for youth

Youth Employment

Ensure youth of all ages have access to skill development and employment

Youth Voices

Elevate youth voices in violence prevention

Steering Committee & Coalition Coordinator

Appointed Co-chair Corey Davis, Marion County Public Health Department,
Elected Co-chairTiffany Davis, IU Health,
Member-at-LargeAnthony Beverly, Stop the Violence Indianapolis,
Crisis Response Task Force Lead Della Brown, City of Indianapolis Office of Public Health and Safety,
Family Care Task Force Co-Leads Brian Shobe, Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church,
Carey Haley Wong, Child Advocates,
Policy Task Force Lead
Jake Brosius, Marion County Prosecutor’s Office,
Trauma Task Force Lead
Beatrice Beverly, Genesys Solutions,
Julie Hayden, Mental Health America of Indiana,
Youth Employment Task Force Co-Leads LaShauna Triplett, Mackida Loveal & Trip Outreach Center,
Rodney Francis, EmployIndy,
TayShawn Lombardi
 Youth Voices Task Force LeadMickey Carrothers, Mission Makai Advocacy,
Coalition Coordinator Rebecca McCracken, Marion County Youth Violence Prevention Coalition,

Coalition Member Organizations

100 Black Men
Angels and Doves
B4U Fall
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Indiana (BBBS)
Boys and Girls Club
Believers United in Local Development (BUILD)
Central Indiana Community Foundation (CICF)
Central Indiana Youth for Christ (CIYFC)
Child Advocates
Circle Up Indy
City of Indianapolis Office of Public Health and Safety (OPHS)
Community Action of Greater Indianapolis (CAGI)
Connections, Inc.
Domestic Violence Network (DVN)
Drug Free Marion County
Eskenazi Health
EVOLVE Mentoring
Families First
Flanner House
Genesys Solutions
Hawthorne Community Center
Indiana Black Expo (IBE)
Indiana Coalition Against Domestic Violence (ICADV)
Indiana Coalition to End Sexual Assault and Human Trafficking (ICESAHT)
Indiana Criminal Justice Institute (ICJI)
Indiana Department of Education (IDOE)
Indiana Latino Coalition
Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH)

Indy Parks
IU Health
Indiana Youth Institute (IYI)
Indianapolis Housing Agency (IHA)
Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department (IMPD)
Indianapolis Neighborhood Resource Center (INRC)
Indianapolis Public Schools (IPS)
Indy Public Safety Foundation
JAG Indiana
LifeSmart Youth
Mackida Loveal & Trip Outreach Center (MLT)
Marion County Commission on Youth (MCCOY)
Marion County Juvenile Probation Department
Marion County Prosecutor's Office (MCPO)
Marion County Public Health Department (MCPHD)
Mt. Carmel Community Development Corporation
New B.O.Y.
Nine13 Sports
No Black on Black Slayings (No BOBS)
Pathway Resource Center
Peace Learning Center (PLC)
Purpose 4 My Pain
Reach For Youth
The Riley Center
Riley Hospital for Children
Shepherd Community Center
Stop the Violence Indianapolis
We LIVE Inc.
YMCA of Greater Indianapolis

Join Us!

Are you a community stakeholder working to prevent youth violence in Indianapolis? If so, you are welcome to join us at the Coalition’s Quarterly Meetings. Task Forces also meet monthly. Task force meeting info can be found at