violence prevention

Creating a More Positive, Connected School Climate

Learn about a student-led effort to break down barriers and implement restorative justice practices in Louisiana’s largest school district.

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Anthoy Petrosino

Increase Safety for All Children, Adults, Schools, and Communities

Learn about the WestEd Justice & Prevention Research Center's mission to promote positive school environments.

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Juvenile Drug Courts — Policy and Practice Scan: Recent Research

Learn about the structures, struggles, and successes of juvenile drug treatment courts.

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WestEd in the News

California Examines How and Why to Improve its Measures of School Climate

A California advisory group will recommend ways to make measuring school climate more meaningful for school districts.

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WestEd at the 2016 American Society of Criminology Annual Meeting

WestEd researchers will present on urban violence and school safety. November 16-19, New Orleans, LA.

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WestEd in the News

One Hospital Executive's Strategy for Reducing Violence

Hospital executive hopes exposing youth to the reality of gun violence will help them choose non-violent solutions.

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Adult women professional development

Building a Positive School Climate for All: Register for California Event

Learn best practices for addressing school climate and equity issues. Northern CA (Oct. 13) or Southern CA (Oct. 18).

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WestEd in the News

The Wonk’s Guide to What Works, and What Doesn’t, When Policing Violent Crime

Read about evidence-based strategies for addressing the violent crime epidemic, and a focus on proven solutions.

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Congressional Briefing on Violence and Violence Prevention: National Experts Gather in Washington, DC

What does the best research say about the problem of violence and how to prevent it? Experts address the question.

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WestEd in the News

Schools Ban Suspensions After Success With Restorative Justice

WestEd's Trevor Fronius and Sarah Guckenburg weigh in on this alternative to suspension.

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