Citizens Crime Commission of New York City


A non-partisan non-profit organization working to make criminal justice
and public safety policies and practices more effective through innovation,
research, and education.
LATEST NEWS
June 27, 2017
Calling Republicans' bluff on enforcing the gun laws we already have
» read the NY Daily News op-ed

June 22, 2017
E-Responder is presented at the Society for Community Research and Action (SCRA) 2017 Biennial Conference "Transformative Community Psychology" in Canada.
» read the poster

June 22, 2017
Roberta Liggett and Stephanie Ueberall facilitate conversations about violence and structural oppression at the Fund for NYC Health & Hospital Guns Down, Life Up Assembly.
» learn more about Guns Down, Life Up

June 12, 2017
Ten years to close Rikers Island? Here's how to cut that in half
» read Aborn's op-ed in Crain's NY Business

June 2, 2017
When Being 'Facebook-Famous' Leads to Violence
» read The Crime Report article

WHEN YOUR BEST FRIEND IS MURDERED:
Experiences of Grief and Trauma with Crew-Involved Youth (2017)

Grief and trauma are critical drivers of violence and play significant roles in why young people become involved in crews, how conflicts become seriously violent, and underlying reasons for engaging in retaliatory violence. In order to cope with trauma and complicated grief, crew-membership and violence emerge as ways to receive social support, emotional release, safety, and purpose. In order to ensure we are meeting youths' needs holistically and preventing violence in the long-term we must include these life experiences when developing programs and policies.
» read the report
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