Community Violence Prevention
In the Guardian, Youth ALIVE! Executive Director Anne Marks, Intervention Director Kyndra Simmons, Man Up! Inc founder AT Mitchell, and Cure Violence CEO Gary Slutkin make the very strong case that effective community violence prevention and intervention have been happening across the country for years; results show that the community can itself can do much to reduce the need for and presence of law enforcement in our neighborhoods. Read their piece here – ‘Time for a New Vision’: violence is a public health issue that requires community driven solutions.