About the GodSquad
The 67th Precinct Clergy Council, Inc. “The GodSquad” is a faith-based organization comprised of clergy focused on lessening neighborhood tensions and acting as a liaison between their communities and law enforcement. Recently, The GodSquad established Clergy For Safe Cities (CSC), a national coalition to support clergy-based gun violence prevention initiatives and implement a collective, comprehensive, community initiative to decrease the involvement of young people in crime and gun violence in their city. To date CSC has trained 500 faith leaders on successful clergy-based models and best practices.
To be recognized as a leading advocate for building safe, healthy, and strong communities within the jurisdiction of the 67th Precinct in Brooklyn, New York, and a model for best practices in gun violence prevention and crime reduction.
To serve communities impacted by gun violence through holistic services and work closely with other leaders and law enforcement to lessen tensions, reduce crimes and build safer neighborhoods.