Candice M. Kane, Ph.D., J.DChief Operating Officer
Candice M. Kane, Ph.D., J.D. is the Chief Operating Officer of Cure Violence, a strategic public health initiative to support community-based and city-wide violence prevention. Her responsibilities with the Chicago Project include day-to-day oversight of all program activities, including those related to Cure Violence, the campaign to stop shootings and killings, and evaluation. In addition to her management duties, Dr. Kane is actively involved in the framing and implementation of policy, program development, drafting of program-related materials including training curricula and brief performance reports, and budget projections. Prior to joining the staff of the Project, Dr. Kane was director of a state planning and research agency and part of the University of Chicago team that developed, implemented and tested the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Comprehensive Gang Model.