Peoria Community Against Violence

Peoria Salon Offers Free Haircuts For Job Seekers

Dec 7, 2015

The Peoria Community Against Violence initiative partnered with a local salon Monday to help people get a job.  Employees at Identity Salon on Prospect Road volunteered their time to give free haircuts to people seeking employment.  Cosmetologist Alyssa Hartl says offering free haircuts can play a big role in getting a job:

Citizens group aims to curb violence in Peoria

Aug 28, 2014

The citizen volunteer group that’s part of the ‘Peoria Don’t Shoot’ program is hoping to deter violence within the city. The Peoria Community Against Violence group is hosting ‘Peace Walks’ in areas where criminal activity is prevalent.

A new Peoria community group with anti-violence message

Apr 30, 2014

Newly formed citizens group Peoria Community Against Violence met for the first time Tuesday at the downtown Peoria library. The new volunteer group is part of the city’s Don’t Shoot anti-violence program.