October 2017

The imperative of safety: How community safety supports optimal early childhood development

Community violence interferes with young children’s attainment of key competencies — cognitive, sensory, muscular, emotional, social and behavioral — and compromises the capabilities of caregivers...

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October 2017

Speaking Truth to Power: 5 Key Themes and Directions for Violence Prevention

In recognition of the dramatically shifting national landscape, and with support from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and Kaiser Permanente Community Benefit, nearly 25 leaders in community...

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October 2017

Coming Together: Land Use and Violence Prevention

Prevention Institute has produced a video that explores the intersection of land use and violence prevention. This video came out of our...

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Developing a Community Safety Framework for Annie E. Casey Foundation

Prevention Institute is helping the Annie E. Casey Foundation develop a community safety framework that is aligned with the foundation’s principles, priorities, and existing efforts to strengthen families, build stronger communities, and ensure access to opportunity.

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Gun Violence Must Stop. Here's What We Can Do to Prevent More Deaths

Time and again, we are heartbroken by the news of another mass shooting. Part of our healing must be the conviction that we will do everything in our power to keep these tragedies from happening...

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PreventConnect: Primary Prevention of Sexual and Domestic Violence

For more than 10 years, PI and the California Coalition Against Sexual Assault (CALCASA) have brought together this community of practice to strengthen primary prevention of sexual and domestic violence.

 

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Working at the intersection of violence and land use

January 12, 2017

Every day, people working across a wide range of sectors make decisions that shape how land is used, by whom, and for what purposes—and these decisions help determine whether communities will be safe or unsafe.

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Elevating community wellbeing for East African men and boys in San Diego

The United Women of East Africa, an organization originally created to serve refugee mothers and their children in San Diego, reached out to other groups in their close-knit community and forged a partnership to address concerns facing young men as part of the Making Connections initiative.

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