Monique Etienne

Program Assistant
Portrait of Monique Etienne

Monique is the program assistant for Joyce’s Gun Violence Prevention & Justice Reform program.

Prior to joining the Foundation, Monique was a Senior Operations Associate at Civic Consulting Alliance supporting Development and Finance and Board Operations. She holds a Master’s Degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and a Bachelor’s in Liberal Studies and Humanities.

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Webinar

Examining the Rise of Armed Extremists and Militias in Michigan

Recent political violence issues have been on the rise in the U.S. During this webinar, panelists discussed these trends, their implications on democratic institutions specifically in Michigan, and what policy makers might be poised to do about it.

Grantee Spotlight

Chicago violence prevention leader joins Justice Department as senior adviser

READI Chicago Director Eddie Bocanegra Joins Justice Department as Senior Adviser

Grantee
Heartland Alliance

In The Media

What Makes Funder Collaboratives Work? The Fund for a Safer Future Looks Back on Its First Decade

By Tim Daly and Scott Moyer discuss the impact and success of the Fund for Safer Future that was established in 2011.

Source
Inside Philanthropy

Webinar

The current state of the Chicago police consent decree

A discussion on the court ordered consent decree that included an update from independent monitor Maggie Hickey, and a panel discussion with Cara Hendrickson, Ghian Foreman, Robert Boik, and Garien Gatewood (moderator).

News

Gun violence prevention research “starting to find its footing”

As gun violence surges across the nation, the scientific journal Nature reports that researchers finally are beginning to “have the money to ask why.”

In The Media

$600m Needed for Gun Violence Research: Report

According to a joint report prepared for Arnold Ventures and the Joyce Foundation, gun violence research remains underfunded. The federal government needs to spend around $600m over five years for research and data infrastructure improvements recommended.

Source
The Crime Report

News

Joyce joins violence intervention collaborative

The Foundation is proud to join its philanthropic peers in supporting the Community Violence Intervention Collaborative, aimed at strengthening and expanding community-led, evidence-based violence intervention strategies in in 15 jurisdictions.

Policy Watch

Firearms fix

Saving lives by stemming gun violence is the goal of a new law in Illinois that will strengthen background checks, shore up the state’s outdated gun-license system, and invest in mental health services for impacted communities.