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Violence Prevention

Highlights of the 2009 National Youth Gang Survey

Publisher: 
U.S. Department of Justice

This fact sheet provides selected findings of urban, suburban, and rural law enforcement agencies regarding the presence and characteristics of local youth gangs.

Violent Gang and Gun Crime Reduction Program (Project Safe Neighborhoods)

Funder: 
U.S. Department of Justice

Project Safe Neighborhoods (PSN) is designed to create safer neighborhoods through a sustained reduction in crime associated with gang and gun violence.

Evidence-based Practices for Children Exposed to Violence: A Selection from Federal Databases

This publication summarizes findings from federal reviews of research studies and program evaluations to help communities improve outcomes for children exposed to violence.

Community Transformation Grants

Funder: 
US Department of Health and Human Services

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced the availability of over $100 million in funding for up to 75 Community Transformation Grants.

Unintentional Injury and Violence-Related Behaviors and Academic Achievement

Publisher: 
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

This fact sheet presents data from the National Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS) to show the relationship between violence-related behaviors and academic achievement.

Striving to Reduce Youth Violence Everywhere (STRYVE) Web site

Publisher: 
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

STRYVE is a national initiative which takes a public health approach to preventing youth violence before it starts.

Suicide and Bullying

Publisher: 
EDC & Suicide Prevention Resource Center (SPRC)

This issue brief, from the Suicide Prevention Resource Center, examines the relationship between suicide and bullying among children and adolescents, with special attention to lesbian, gay, bisexua

Element 1: Safe School Environment and Violence Prevention Activities

Authored By: 
National Center for Mental Health Promotion and Youth Violence Prevention

Element 1 of the Safe Schools/Healthy Students (SS/HS) Initiative focuses on activities that foster a safe school environment, prevent violence, and work toward improving students’ feelings of safety while they are in school and their local neighborhoods.

Bullying Linked to Violence at Home

Publisher: 
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently published the results of a study that suggests bullying may be associated with family violence.

Element Briefs

The Five Elements of the Safe Schools/Healthy Students Initiative

When writing a grant application to become a Safe Schools/Healthy Students (SS/HS) community, project directors immediately