Congressional Briefing: School Safety and Violence Prevention

HomeOutreach, Symposia and BriefingsCongressional Briefing: Violence and Violence Prevention

Tuesday, September 27, 2016 10:00am-12:00pm
The Gold Room (room 2168), Rayburn House Building, U.S. Capitol, Washington, DC

The Center for Evidence-Based Crime Policy, in collaboration with WestEd’s Justice & Prevention Research Center, held its ninth Congressional Briefing on Tuesday, September 27, 2016 at the Rayburn House Building at the U.S. Capitol in Washington DC on “Violence and Violence Prevention.”

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  • NANCY RODRIGUEZ, Director, National Institute of Justice
    “Opening Remarks”
  • THOMAS SIMON, Associate Director for Science, Division of Violence Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
    “Health Burden of Violence in the United States” [PPT] [Additional Link]
  • RICHARD ROSENFELD, Professor, University of Missouri – St. Louis
    “Has the Great American Crime Decline Ended?” [PPT]
  • PATRICIA CAMPIE, Principal Researcher, American Institutes for Research
    “Addressing the Root Causes of Urban Gun Violence”
  • NANCY LA VIGNE, Director, Justice Policy Center, Urban Institute
    “Leveraging Community Voices in Violence Reduction” [PPT]
  • JEREMY RICHMAN, CEO, The Avielle Foundation
    “Brain Health and Violence”
  • APRIL ZEOLI, Associate Professor, Michigan State University
    “Risks of, and Policy Interventions for, Firearm Use in Intimate Partner Violence” [PPT]
  • LAURA DUGAN, Professor, University of Maryland
    “Do U.S. Federal Actions Influence Rightwing Violence?” [PPT]
  • DAVID SCHANZER, Associate Professor, Duke University
    “Building Resilience to Violent Extremism through Community Policing” [Additional Link]

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