who are we?
K.O.O.L stands for Korrecting Our Own Lives. We are a nonprofit organization with a unique system of addressing community conflict by promoting peaceful approaches such as expert mediation and systematic case management to resolve, prevent, mitigate, and reduce gun violence. We understand the value and work it takes to become an active and thriving member in one's community.
KOOL is invested in a thriving West Side where all community members feel safe and supported. We dedicate our work to prevent and reduce gun violence by means of supporting underserved young people to lead productive lives and peaceful lives. We focus on building and maintaining strong relationships with community members and partners to provide access to resources and services.
how can we help you?
K.O.O.L provides assistance with access to resources catered to Garfield Park residents with the goal to REDUCE AND PREVENT GUN VIOLENCE and bring peace to our neighborhoods. We specialize in street intervention and community outreach.
We offer on-call support and access to services for those impacted by violence.
We motivate and inspire communities through access to resources and street intervention.
We provide wrap-around services to cover the needs of individuals and their families.