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Community Safety Seminar: Safe Streets, Sound Neighborhoods
September 21, 2015 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The latest research on what works in crime prevention and community development highlight remarkably similar themes: Focus on specific places. Let residents lead the way. Use data to inform strategy. So why aren’t neighbors, community development organizations and law enforcement working together more in high crime communities? Drawing on the Local Initiatives Support Corporation’s 20-year history of supporting community safety efforts, this session will explore how leaders in cities around Massachusetts have overcome barriers to create strong alliances between communities, police and other law enforcement agencies that yield sustained reductions in crime and improvements in quality of life.
Join us for a conversation on:
‚Ä¢¬†¬† ¬†The evidence behind effective place-based violence prevention
‚Ä¢¬†¬† ¬†How to use data analysis to shape safety strategies
‚Ä¢¬†¬† ¬†How to use concepts of trauma informed systems in community safety programs
‚Ä¢¬†¬† ¬†Built environment approaches to crime prevention
‚Ä¢¬†¬† ¬†How to leverage federal funding for violence prevention programs.