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Title:Violence Prevention Task Force
Function:(1) to increase awareness of resources, jobs, and opportunities to prevent violence in this State; (2) to assist violence prevention groups, religious institutions, social lodges, community groups, block clubs, and other groups in providing safe havens for children, youth, young adults, and seniors; (3) to create, develop, and implement recreational, social, and educational initiatives for at-risk youth; (4) to organize community mental health providers in at-risk communities; (5) to provide State resources to public schools to assist with behavioral health; and (6) to assist in providing jobs, resources, and opportunities for at-risk youth so as to prevent them from committing crimes.
Term:N/A
Senate Confirmation:No
Compensation:None
Composition:(1) one member of the Senate appointed by the President of the Senate; (2) one member of the Senate appointed by the Minority Leader of the Senate; (3) one member of the House of Representatives appointed by the Speaker of the House of Representatives; (4) one member of the House of Representatives appointed by the Minority Leader of the House of Representatives; and (5) 2 members appointed by the Governor one of whom shall be designated the chairperson by the Governor.
Chair:Appointed by the Governor
Authority: 20 ILCS 4028

 Member Names

Name (Last, First)Term ExpiresMember SinceAffiliationAppointed ByPositionTitleCounty
Bivins, TimSenate Minority LeaderMemberNone
Brooks, Corey10/11/2013GovernorMemberCook
Ford, Lashawn9/25/2013Speaker of the HouseMemberState RepresentativeNone
Hasbrouck, LaMar10/11/2013GovernorChair, MemberNone
Hunter, Mattie9/27/2013Senate PresidentMemberState SenatorNone
Stewart, Brian10/30/2013House Minority LeaderMemberNone