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Santa Rosa Community Safety Scorecard, August 2016

The Santa Rosa Violence Prevention Partnership‘s mission is to reduce youth and gang violence by adopting a public health approach, which identifies strategies that will address the key determinants of the community’s overall health and safety. Our research team worked with the Partnership and the Urban Peace Institute to produce this Community Safety Scorecard, which

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Beyond Confrontation: Community-Centered Policing Tools

The Urban Peace program contributed to four policy briefs published by PolicyLink: Limiting Police Use of Force: Promising Community-Centered Strategies, Engaging Communities as Partners: Strategies for Problem Solving, Turning Back the Tide: Promising Efforts to Demilitarize Police Departments, and

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Building Healthy Communities: Community Safety

Through its Building Healthy Communities (BHC) initiative, The California Endowment has committed to a 10-year investment in 14 California communities around the state. These communities are working to create places where children are healthy, safe and ready to learn. In the initial community-driven planning process, a large majority of the sites—70 percent—identified violence and a

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A Call To Action: Los Angeles’ Quest To Achieve Community Safety

A new report looking at L.A.’s extraordinary experiment to keep kids safe in the worst gang zones. The report, assembled by our Urban Peace and Healthy City programs, highlights progress the City has made toward greater public safety, and how to build on those successes to achieve comprehensive community safety in places where children are

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