This is a summary of the planning efforts made by more than two dozen teams from cities all over the United States during a three-day conference on Solving Youth Violence. August 15-17, 1994.
The Conference included workshops on: (1) The Individual and the Community (Youth Development Programs, Mentoring, Youth Involvement and Participation, Community Service, Community Health and Community Mental Health Approaches); (2) Home and Family (Domestic Violence, Child Abuse and Neglect, Family Support and Preservation, Out-of-Home Youth, Sexual Assault, Teen Pregnancy Prevention Programs, Media Literacy and Advocacy); (3) Schools and Communities (Safety and Security, Education and Skills Development, Home/School/Community Partnerships, Improved School Climate, Information Sharing Issues in School-Based Coordinated Programs, Alternative Development Programs for Adjudicated Youth, Substance Abuse Prevention); and (4) Community and Neighborhood (Community Policing, Increasing Employment, Community Development, Juvenile Justice Programs, Weed and Seed, Reducing Gun Violence in the Community and the Home, Hate Violence). Appendixes
Date Published: January 1, 1994