Violence Prevention Works: The Case for a Public Health Approach to Preventing Violence
This document by PI and Cities United provides talking points for people who want to make the case for a public health approach to preventing violence.
PI’s Recommendations to Prevent Gun Violence
The set of recommendations illustrate that one program or policy alone is not going to significantly reduce gun violence, but rather, through comprehensive strategies, we can achieve safety in our homes, schools, and communities.
Adverse Community Experiences and Resilience: A Framework for Addressing and Preventing Community Trauma
This report offers a groundbreaking framework for understanding the relationship between community trauma and violence. It outlines specific strategies to address and prevent community trauma—and foster resilience—using techniques from those living in affected areas. What? Why? How? Answers to Frequently Asked Questions About the Adverse Community Experiences and Resilience Framework builds off of core concepts in the Adverse Community Experiences and Resilience Framework and addresses questions that have emerged in early practice and implementation.
Connecting the Dots: An Overview of the Links among Multiple Forms of Violence
People and communities experience violence in blended and overlapping ways, and certain conditions give rise to many forms of violence. To clarify the relationships among eight forms of violence, Prevention Institute developed Connecting the Dots with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. This publication builds a case for practitioners to coordinate their efforts, increase their impact, and work toward preventing multiple forms of violence at once.
An Overview of the SAFE (Sectors Acting For Equity) Approach
This brief outlines five key elements of a health equity and multisector approach to domestic violence prevention. It include examples of communities who are applying these elements and can be helpful for advocates and practitioners already engaged in domestic violence prevention work, who are seeking to enhance their impact through greater engagement of multiple sectors and social movements to influence community environments. This brief can also be helpful for those who are engaged in multi-sector community-level work to promote health, safety, and equity, who may be unfamiliar with how to integrate domestic violence into their broader agenda, and are seeking guidance and examples.
Multi-Sector Partnerships for Preventing Violence: A Guide for Using Collaboration Multiplier to Improve Safety Outcomes for Young People, Communities, and Cities
There is growing recognition that many sectors must be engaged to effectively prevent violence, but people always don't know what they bring to the table or how their sector can pitch in. This publication clarifies the roles and contributions of 10 sectors and 12 departments, and it walks readers through Collaboration Multiplier, an influential Prevention Institute tool.
A resource for cities to map out solutions to effectively and sustainably prevent violence before it occurs, the UNITY RoadMap 1) helps cities understand the current status of their efforts (starting point), 2) describes the core elements necessary to prevent violence before it occurs (milestones), and 3) provides information, resources, and examples to support cities in planning, implementation, and evaluation.