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State and Local Programs: Understanding and Combatting Violence -- Results From State and Local Programs Workshops

NCJ Number
D A Kessler; M A Ruboy; A G Richards; T L O'Connor; L Prado
Date Published
66 pages
This publication reports on the results of a working meeting held by the Bureau of Justice Assistance in May 1994 in Seattle, Washington, that focused on State reporting and evaluation programs targeting violence.
The meeting was attended by over 40 State planners and local practitioners and by researchers and analysts from 15 States involved in violence prevention programs. The first section of the publication presents perspectives from four national experts, while the second section of the publication documents State and local programs presented at the meeting. State and local program descriptions are organized according to statement of the problem, goals and objectives, program components, results and impact, and contact information. Programs in Hawaii, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Nebraska, North Carolina, Tennessee, and Washington are detailed. A list of meeting participants is included.