S.O.S. (Morrisania)

soslogo_morrisaniaThe Center for Court Innovation (CCI) advocates criminal justice reforms designed to reduce crime and improve public trust in the justice system.

CCI manages a number of community-based programs, including several focused on reducing the harms caused by gun violence. Among these is Save Our Streets (S.O.S.) in the South Bronx, an anti-gun violence program based on the Cure Violence Model.

SOS Morrisania Staff (243x324)S.O.S. Morrisania is supported by the offices of S.O.S. program in the South Bronx.

The staff in Morrisania works closely with the South Bronx and other S.O.S. teams, local organizations, neighborhood churches and pastors, civic leaders and businesses in addition to those participating directly in its programming.

Through its work with these entities, the S.O.S. program provides mentorship and counseling, conflict mediation, and serves as a source of protest against gun violence.

Program Particulars

Host Organization: Center for Court Innovation
Program: Save Our Streets (S.O.S) Morrisania
Established: 2014
Contact: edelmonte@nycourts.gov
Website: facebook.com/SOSSouthBronx
Implementation: Full
Staff: Supervisors (2); Outreach Workers (3); Violence Interrupters (3); Hospital Responders (1)
NYPD Precinct(s): 42nd
City Council Member District(s): Vanessa Gibson (16)
Adult residents living in poverty: 34%
Residents 15-34 years of age: 31%
NYCHA Communities: Forest and President William McKinley
Wrap-Around Service Partners: Legal Aid Society, Brotherhood Sister Soul, Bronx Connect, The Osborne Association, Center for Court Innovation