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Waging Peace


The Johns Hopkins Center for the Prevention of Youth Violence (JHCPYV) is one of six Centers of Excellence in Youth Violence Prevention funded by the U.S Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The goals of the Center are to 1) Create and sustain an administrative infrastructure to support implementation and evaluation activities, 2) Create, implement, and evaluate a multifaceted, evidence-based approach to youth violence prevention in a high-risk Baltimore community, and 3) Integrate training activities for early career researchers, educators, practitioners, community residents, and youth in youth violence prevention to complement the implementation and evaluation activities of the JHCPYV. >Read more...

Video of Tom Tyler's Seminar on Police Legitimacy

Repairing fractured relationships between police and communities is critical for reducing urban violence and the overuse of incarceration.  Yale Professor Tom Tyler gave a presentation entitled “Procedural Justice: Repairing Relations Between Police and Community” to JHBSPH students and Baltimore Police Department command staff on November 24, 2014.

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