The Prevention Partnership, Inc. was originally founded with the mission of enhancing the development of youth, their families and communities, through education, prevention, intervention and health promotion programs. Today, the principles of positivity, power and performance drive the agency as we strategically and cost-effectively engage communities of need to nurture healthy families, healthy schools and healthy neighborhoods.

Prevention Partnership is dedicated to using cost effective, evidence based solutions to improve the lives of those in communities of unmet need.

Larry C. Williams, State Farm Insurance Agent, CPCU, CLU, ChFC, CASL 

5932 W. Lake St, Chicago, IL 60644 - Phone: 773-379-9009 - Fax: 773-379-0323


Greetings, I am writing this letter as the current Chairman of the Board of Prevention Partnership.  The Prevention Partnership has made great strides over the past twenty-five years and we are looking very optimistically to the next twenty five years. We are excited about our state, city and federal grants along with our community and state partnerships.

Prevention Partnership is on the forefront of the Great Lakes Initiative program and looking forward to working with the six states around Lake Michigan. We envision, working together, these states and their programs will create a model that can be duplicated in other states across the country.


Larry C. Williams has been a veteran of the insurance industry since 1979. He started his career as a Service Supervisor and became a State Farm agent in June 1984. A graduate of Illinois State University, Larry holds both a bachelor’s degree and a master’s degree in Political Science. He is a highly respected alumnus as evidence by the recently built “Larry C. Williams Seminar room” and his induction into the University’s Hall of Fame.


Larry has attained the designations of Chartered Property and Casualty Underwriter (CPCU). Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU). Charter Financial Consultant (ChFC) and the Chartered Advisor for Senior Living (CASL).


Larry is a founding board member of BEST (Business Emmet School Team), which is a partnership between a local Public School and State Farm Associates.  He is a member of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Incorporated and an active local Board Member with the American Cancer Society.




Letter From the Chairman

Prevention Partnership believes the best way to empower individuals and communities is by helping them to empower themselves.
5936 W. Lake Street • Chicago, IL 60644
(773) 378-4195
Positivity. Power. Perseverance.
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