Addressing violence through large-scale dialogue and collaborative action
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Across the country, cities, towns, neighborhoods, campuses and schools are facing escalating levels of violence. Police and politicians can't stop the violence on their own. They need everyone's help in reducing and preventing violence from overtaking their communities.
Dialogue-to-change programs can help people build the trusting relationships necessary for long-term change on the issue of violence. People from diverse backgrounds and experiences develop trust, understand each other's experiences, and work together on solutions.
The issue guides listed on this page address violence as it relates to neighborhood safety, young people and community-police relations.
Building community in the wake of violence
In response to the recent beating death of a teenager in Chicago, Lisa Sharon Harper of South Bronx Community Conversations shares what lessons she’s learned about building community in the wake of tragic violence. Listen to her podcast interview.