"Senate bill would hurt youth violence prevention programs" (9.26.11)
The U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee cut $19.7 million from the Centers for Disease Control's Youth Violence Prevention measures - the only federally-funded program that tackles youth violence through public health initiatives. Prevention Institute's Rachel Davis comments on how these cuts will undermine current violence prevention efforts across the country.
"After another senseless death, listen to youth speak in art" (9.21.11)
Minneapolis' City Blueprint for Action looks at preventing youth violence through a public health lens. Part of Prevention Institute's UNITY city network, Minneapolis is working to address the root causes of violence in order to prevent it, before it occurs.
"Senate vote could undercut funding for new Multnomah County youth violence-prevention program" (9.22.11)
Federal funding for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention preventing violence efforts is in peril. Read how these cuts will affect Portland, OR and other cities across the country, working to prevent youth violence. Prevention Institute's Rachel Davis is quoted.Read more...
Oakland celebrates the update and rerelease of influential book 'Helping Teens Stop Violence'" (9.1.11)
Prevention Institute was proud to welcome authors Allan Creighton and Paul Kivel to celebrate the release of "Helping Teens Stop Violence, Build Community and Stand for Social Justice."
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- Letter to the Editor: Health and the government: Larry Cohen in the Los Angeles Times