Oct 13, 2015
Anthony Smith will lead Cities United as its first chief...
May 12, 2015
The second annual Cities United convening allowed attendees the opportunity...
Apr 3, 2015
5 top reasons why Cities United is worth the investment...
Supply research and other information on violence-related deaths;
Provide access to consultants who can assist, develop and implement solutions to violent crime;
Connect local officials with representatives from other cities that have implemented successful violence-reducing strategies;
Encourage accountability through community involvement, commitment to evidence-based practices and rigorous evaluation;
Coordinate annual meetings where city teams can share their challenges and successes, learn about new models and methodologies, interact with youth and leaders from other cities and allow mayors to engage in facilitated sessions with each other. 2015 Convening
Every 24 hours in America, 13 young people under the age of 25 are victims of homicide. Mayors have the power and the responsibility to help end this senseless loss of life. Learn about 15 steps we can take now to stop the violence.Read more
Cities United is committed to providing current research and other information on violence-related deaths that can be translated into practice. This page provides an entryway to important articles.Read more
The national crisis of violence and violent deaths among young African American males demands concerted action from our nation’s city leaders. Here are key facts on the extent of this crisis.Read more