Violence Prevention

Tim’s senseless and violent death inspired us to support nonprofits working towards peace in our communities. Peace work takes many forms, from programs that build bridges between people of different backgrounds to addressing the underlying causes of violence, such as poverty, neglect and injustice. We partner with nonprofits leading the effort to develop understanding and peace in our communities.

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We provide grants to nonprofit organizations working to promote peaceful communities through a variety of strategies. One such partnership is with the Acknowledge Alliance, Formerly Cleo Eulau Center, which provides support services to adolescents transitioning from the San Mateo County Court and Community Schools back into mainstream comprehensive high schools.
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The program helped me control myself, and to think before reacting in any way.
–At-risk Youth post-counseling
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Community Overcoming Relationship Abuse (CORA)
Bilingual (English/Spanish) hotline, emergency response program, emergency housing for victims/survivors of domestic violence, individual and group counseling, support groups, legal assistance. Family clinician provides therapy to families and child witnesses who have experienced domestic violence.
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About Violence

Violence is a serious and large problem in the United States and in the world. From infants to the elderly, it affects people in all stages of life. Over 25,000 people lost their lives to violence in 2009 in the United States.
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