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UNITY RoadMap: Framework for Preventing Youth Violence 9-16
Monday, September 16, 2013 11:00:00 AM PDT - 1:00:00 PM PDT
Violence is preventable, and more U.S. cities are exploring public health approaches to create safe, thriving communities. Prevention Institute developed the UNITY RoadMap for cities to more effectively and sustainably prevent violence before it occurs. Grounded in partnerships and prevention strategies, the UNITY RoadMap describes the essential elements for implementing a comprehensive strategy. Presenters will introduce the UNITY RoadMap and describe how its elements have been integrated into local efforts, such as the Seattle Youth Violence Prevention Initiative. 

Learning Objectives: During this webinar, participants will learn about:
• The importance of coordination and collaboration for preventing youth violence
• The essential elements of an effective and sustainable violence prevention initiative
• A practitioner’s experience applying  the UNITY RoadMap in Seattle


Benita Tsao and Mariko Lockhart
Benita Tsao coordinates Prevention Institute initiatives that prevent violence and promote community safety. Mariko Lockhart directs the City of Seattle’s Youth Violence Prevention Initiative. 

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