CURES Community Advisory Board Co-Chair receives $750,000 for community violence intervention
CURES Community Advisory Board Co-Chair, Sandra Turner-Handy, represents one of six community organizations that were selected to receive a $10 million grant, “ShotStoppers,” to conduct community violence intervention. ShotStoppers is funded by the American Rescue Plan Act pandemic relief funds.
Ms. Turner-Handy represents the Denby Neighborhood Alliance, which is zip code 48205, the most crime-ridden ZIP code in Detroit. “Twenty-five years in that community. My passion has grown. I want to raise quality of life and make sure kids don’t see violence as something that’s normal.”
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