December 2017

Cradle to Community: A Focus on Community Safety and Healthy Child Development

This report by Prevention Institute and the Center for the Study of Social Policy makes the case for action and delineates opportunities for systems, policy, and practice change at the...

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December 2017

What? Why? How? Answers to FAQ's about the ACE|R Framework

What? Why? How? Answers to Frequently Asked Questions About the Adverse Community Experiences and Resilience Framework builds off of core concepts in the Adverse Community Experiences...

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December 2017

Informing the Future of Safer Communities and Healthy Child Development: Proceedings from a Cradle to Community Convening

The 2016 Cradle to Community convening was the first opportunity to bring together two national networks: Prevention Institute’s ...

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October 2016

Communities are not all created equal: Strategies to prevent violence affecting youth in the United States

This PI-authored article published in the Journal of Public Health Policy’s special issue on Violence and Health: Merging...

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October 2017

Reducing Children's Exposure to Violence: Maximizing Outcomes through Multi-sector Engagement

When sectors work together to address violence, not only can they fulfill their particular mandates, but they can also better serve communities and improve outcomes for children and youth....

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October 2017

A Good Solution Solves Multiple Problems: Exploring Prevention Strategies that Address Multiple Forms of Violence

Prevention Institute and Futures Without Violence partnered to develop this paper to inform the Defending Childhood Initiative, a first of its kind initiative to address children’s exposure to...

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October 2017

From a cycle of violence to a culture of safety: Leveraging connections to prevent multiple forms of violence

Direct experience as well as exposure to multiple forms of violence can have a compounding negative impact on children’s development. Despite the strong relationship, the fields of practice...

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October 2017

Minimizing the Impact of Adverse Childhood Experiences through a Focus on Adverse Community Experiences

Adverse community experiences – such as concentrated poverty, segregation from opportunity, and community violence – contribute to community trauma, which can exacerbate adverse childhood...

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