Governor Charlie Baker about the importance of partnering with local organizations to combat youth and gang violence. (Photo Credit: Alastair Pike, Office of Governor Charlie Baker)
MAPC’s Metro Mayors Coalition has received the Senator Charles E. Shannon Jr. Grant to prevent youth and gang violence for the 11th consecutive year. On Tuesday, Jan. 10, in a ceremony at the grand staircase of the Massachusetts State House, Governor Charlie Baker and Secretary of Safety and Security Dan Bennett announced that $5.7 million in grant funds would be awarded to 15 communities and 11 research partners, one of which is the Metro Mayors Shannon Grant Community Safety Initiative (CSI).
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