Common Place http://peoriapublicradio.org en Peoria councilwoman to hold Stop the Violence meeting http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/peoria-councilwoman-hold-stop-violence-meeting <div>A town hall meeting in Peoria this evening is aiming to stop violence and engage people in ways to improve the community. First District Peoria City Councilwoman Denise Moore is holding the meeting. She’s says participants are encouraged to offer solutions at the event. But Moore says those seeking help should also come.&nbsp;</div><div> Thu, 24 Oct 2013 12:06:32 +0000 Tanya Koonce 13879 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Peoria councilwoman to hold Stop the Violence meeting LISC providing AmeriCorps members to local non-profits http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/lisc-providing-americorps-members-local-non-profits <div>Some local non-profits are getting the help they need to support low-income residents. The Local Initiatives Support Corporation or LISC&nbsp;is placing eight AmeriCorps members to various organizations like Novadebt, the Peoria Housing Authority, and Common Place to boost jobs, financial education, and economic opportunities for residents living on the city&rsquo;s south side and East Bluff.</div><div> Fri, 04 Oct 2013 18:37:46 +0000 Denise Molina 12931 at http://peoriapublicradio.org LISC providing AmeriCorps members to local non-profits