Reducing Violence

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Initiatives

  • Make It Happen

    Make It Happen helps young men between the ages of 16 and 24 who have experienced violence acquire the tools necessary to overcome traumatic experiences.

  • Red Hook Community Justice Center

    The nation's first multi-jurisdictional community court, the Red Hook Community Justice Center seeks to solve neighborhood problems in southwest Brooklyn.

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News

  • NYPD Focusing on Six Precincts Where Crime Outpaces the City

    WNYC

    The New York City Police Department has announced a push to address high-crime rates in six precincts, a campaign to begin with community meetings. We work on-the-ground in all six precincts. WNYC spoke to our director of community development and crime prevention, James Brodick.

  • A Blueprint for 21st Century Policing

    The Hill

    In The Hill, our director, Greg Berman, along with George Mason University professor David Weisburd, argue proactive policing can work to reduce crime and improve relationships between police and the community, but it must be narrowly targeted and paired with community engagement and fairness.

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