Joliet LAC Meeting Agenda July 11, 2022

Monday, July 11, 2022

6:00 pm

via zoom


Members of the public are invited to attend. For those who would like to make public comment, we request that those comments be submitted in advance of the meeting to Dana Kelly by email. Please send all comments by 8:30am, Friday, July 8, 2022.

  1. Call to Order
  2. Welcome and Roll Call
  3. Review Summer Recommendation Activities
  4. Allocation Recommendations
  5. Determine Future Meeting Need/Schedule
  6. Determine Next Steps and Responsible Parties
  7. Closing Remarks
  8. Adjourn

Summer Recommendation Activities

Name of Council/Municipality: Joliet LAC

Point of Contact: Elizabeth Protich

Summer Strategies Recommendation Guide

Each LAC should fill out the following Summer Strategy recommendation guide and return it to Please feel free to add any community level planning attachments that already exist for your community that demonstrate current, ongoing, and future violence prevention efforts.


Which of these strategies are most needed to interrupt and prevent firearm violence in your community (select up to 4 in each category):

Direct Violence Prevention Funding:

  • Violence Prevention
  • Trauma Informed Mental or Behavioral Health Services
  • High Risk Youth Interventions
  • Restorative Justice Activities

Social Determinant Investments:

  • Addressing Racism and Historical Disinvestment in Communities of Color
  • Addressing Substance Use
  • Food Insecurity
  • Family Violence Prevention


  • Group Violence Intervention
  • Collaboration Between Community and Law Enforcement
  • Events/Activities to Foster Community Cohesion
  • Engage in Partnerships with Medical Providers

Describe any other strategies needed:

  • Workplace Safety
  • Community Safety/Neighborhood Watch
  • Financial/Homeowner Education

Qualitative Questions

Who needs to be prioritized for violence prevention programming?

  1. Youth (early intervention 5yrs and up)
  2. Disabled
  3. Black and Latino Community

Where should violence prevention programming be focused (specific blocks, census tracks, neighborhoods)?

  • Census Tracks

What best practice interventions are you aware of that are meeting the needs of the community?

  • None at this present moment

What else is needed in your community to address firearm violence in your community, including funding and activities not described above?

  1. Youth Jobs programs (the old PIC Program)
  2. Free or subsidized programming for youth at Park Districts
  3. Upward Bound (Federally funded Program)