Testing a Public Health Approach to Gun Violence

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Testing a Public Health Approach to Gun Violence

Testing a Public Health Approach to Gun Violence

By Sarah Picard-Fritsche and Lenore Lebron

This report presents the results of a comprehensive impact and process evaluation of the anti-violence initiative Save Our Streets, which started in Crown Heights, Brooklyn in 2010. Results demonstrate that the initiative had a statistically significant impact on gun violence trends in Crown Heights when compared with three similar precincts in Brooklyn. 

Additional Resources

To read a Q & A with the authors, click here.

To listen to a podcast interview with the authors, click here.

To read a press release about the findings, click here.

To read a fact sheet on the evaluation, click here.

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