ABLA congratulates the 16th graduating class of the Professional Community Intervention Training Institute (PCITI). PCITI, a funded partner of ABLA, is an 18-week intensive program that teaches participants critical skills and techniques. This course has successfully set a new standard for gang and community based crisis intervention work. The graduation evening featured many speakers and presenters including: ABLA’s CEO Rowan Vansleve and Executive Board member of ABLA, Matt Celenza. PCITI has been successful in connecting different groups against violence to form a coalition that works together to form a safer and stronger Los Angeles. Congratulations graduates and welcome to the family of Intervention Peacekeeper 1st Responders!