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We desire a safe and livable neighborhood. Knowing your neighbors and supporting local businesses can help. We also believe more City, County, and State resources are needed to support communities disproportionately affected by crime.
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VIOLENCE PREVENTION RESOURCE CONVENING
Join PPNA & NDC for a deep look into the coordination of violence prevention resources and programs.
Who: Public and private community leaders in the fields of violence prevention, restorative justice, and safety in Minneapolis and Hennepin County, hosted by the Neighborhood Development Center (NDC) and the Powderhorn Park Neighborhood Association (PPNA).
When: Thursday, April 27, from 9 to 11:30 a.m.
Where: In-person at the Allina Health Community Gathering Room at the Midtown Global Market (920 E Lake Street, Minneapolis).
Registration: Learn more and register by March 27 here.
Convene a meeting of public and private leaders with responsibilities for safety, violence prevention, and restorative programs, services, and policies across the City and County to understand what degree of cross-institutional coordination exists, and what further coordination is possible.
Secure participation from at least a dozen representatives, across public and private institutions, with oversight for safety, violence prevention, and restorative programs, services, and policies within the City of Minneapolis and Hennepin County.
Discuss and document the degree of existing cross-institutional coordination among safety, violence prevention, and restorative programs and services, and what further coordination is possible.
Align on perceived strengths and opportunities for deepening coordination of safety, violence prevention, and restorative programs, both from an institution and community standpoint.
Determine meeting participants’ interest and capacity to further define existing, and potential, points of coordination among safety, violence prevention, and restorative programs across the City and County.