Additional Resources and Further Reading

These additional resources discuss community-based public safety investment and highlight the value of community engagement.

  1. The Right Investment? Corrections Spending in Baltimore City (Justice Policy Institute and Prison Policy Initiative, February 2015)
  1. Community and the Crime Decline: The Causal Effect of Local Nonprofits on Violent Crime” (American Sociological Review, October 2017) 
  1. Freedom to Thrive: Reimagining Safety and Security in Our Communities (Center for Popular Democracy, Law for Black Lives, and Black Youth Project 100, July 2017)