Resources for Cities

Cities United is committed to providing current research and other information on violence-related deaths that can be translated into practice as well as Technical Assistance Resources for Cities.
The What Works (and doesn’t Work) for Violence Prevention” section of this site provides an entryway to important articles focusing specifically on what the evidence says about what works and doesn’t work in violence and crime prevention. Summaries and online links to the articles are provided.
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How Young Black Men are Running a Violent Gauntlet of Peril

By Shawn Dove and Anthony Smith In Baltimore and around the country, we are losing too many young people—especially young[...]

Possible DOJ Reforms Take Our Communites in Wrong Direction

Cities United expresses real concern about Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ directive to review all consent decrees between the DOJ and[...]

Cities United April Newsletter

April Highlights: reflections from Anthony Smith on the Cities United Action Summit National Youth Violence Prevention Week – April 3rd[...]

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Cities United 2017 Summit: Gun Violence Data ~ The Guardian

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