Preventing Minority Youth Violence: Lessons from Law Enforcement—Public Health Collaborations

Preventing Minority Youth Violence: Lessons from Law Enforcement—Public Health Collaborations

Source: 

Office of Community Oriented Policing Services

Author(s): 

Medina Henry & Matthew Watkins

The Minority Youth Violence Prevention Initiative seeks to engage public health organizations, law enforcement agencies, schools, juvenile justice agencies, and community-based groups to curb violence in minority communities across the United States and reduce disparities in access to public health. In conjunction with a COPS Office-funded report that identified challenges and lessons learned at nine sites funded by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the Center for Court Innovation has prepared this toolkit to help organizations design and implement youth violence prevention programs of their own.

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