Advance Peace will select cities to develop and implement Fellowship pilots based on the following minimum criteria:

  • 3.2 murders/100,000

  • Can achieve buy-in from at least two of the following: City Administrator/Manager, Mayor, Chief of Police, or Elected Prosecutor

  • Commitment from one local/regional institutional philanthropic donor

  • City commits to work with AP Evaluation Team

  • City can demonstrate public/private partnerships that promote and invest in healthy/positive youth development

  • Formal 4-year commitment/MOU between Advance Peace and selected city to implement a minimum of two 18-month Fellowship cohorts with a minimum of 50 Fellows

  • City commits programmatic funding of 1/3 of Fellowship program costs up to $250,000 per year for four years

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