Violence Prevention Programs

What is the NTCDC Nice Space Empowerment Program?

The NTCDC “Nice Space” Empowerment Program is an incentive driven collaborative effort, intended to build capacity via education, supportive services and exposure, to reduce risky behaviors that lead to violence among males between the ages of 16 to 34. This includes those on probation or parole, or have court-ordered community service obligations.

8 Week Cohorts Include:
(Tues, Wed, Thurs – 5:30pm to 7:30pm)

  • Focus Groups
  • Work Readiness/Life Skills Coaching
  • Mental/Behavioral Health & Trauma Supports
  •  Job Opportunities
  • Vocational Training Opportunities
  • Financial Literacy
  • Incentives
    Community Safety Training
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Community Engagement Outreach
  • Cultural Awareness
  • Wellness & Fitness
  • Village Network Podcast & You Tube Channel
  • Field Trips


Financial Incentive with each day completed and free Tablet received upon graduation from 8 week cohort.

Majeedah Rashid, Nicetown CDC
Program Administrator

Stanley Crawford, Nicetown CDC
Program Coordinator

Dr. Marsha Zibalese-Crawford
Program Evaluator


The Nice Space

Main Location:
4414 Germantown Avenue -2nd Floor

Nicetown CDC/NAC Office: (Wrap Around Services)
4300 Germantown Avenue
(closed for lunch between 1pm and 2pm)


Tues, Wed, Thurs: 5:30pm -7:30pm
Philadelphia, PA 19140
Phone: (215) 329-1824

Fax (215) 329-1825

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