Collaborate With Us!

The Coalition is looking for new ways to engage with the community and coalition member organizations. Do you have an event or program you want to collaborate on with fellow coalition members?

We invite you to complete our collaboration request form. Requests for collaboration must be submitted ample time for us to work together to create an engaging event/program.

Collaboration Request Form

Summer 2023 Internships

The Marion County Youth Violence Prevention Coalition (MCYVPC) activates community partners to prevent youth violence in Indianapolis through two strategic initiatives: (1) Advocating for system-level change and (2) Championing direct support for youth and families. MCYVPC interns will be paired with a task force leader/supervisor and will engage in community projects relating to the mission of the Coalition. Based on current needs, the following projects are potential activities interns may take the lead on or participate in planning:

Lived Experience Trauma Informed Response Conference Build capacity around trauma-informed care, diversity and inclusion, culturally competent care, and racial bias/ implicit bias  
Youth Power Expo   Focus on supporting families and children with activities for kids and access to family services  
“Love Is” Campaign   Focus on the importance of connection and relationships to encourage empathy and collaboration  
Youth Focus Groups Seek youth input on coalition activities and strategies
Educational Seminars Educate media about better ways to report on youth violence, shifting the narrative from acts of violence to prevention
Family Care Research how youth violence impacts families and what supports families could benefit from