A Violence Prevention Resource Primer

Other Violence Prevention Resources

For Additional Information and Resources, Contact:

[For a more recent list of violence prevention websites click here or scroll to the bottom of this page. The items immediately below are from the original handout - it does not include web addresses. However, many of these organizations should be findable by searching for the organization's name on the web.]

Community Action and Gang Prevention Programs

Center for Community Change 1000 Wisconsin Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20007 (202) 342-0519 Next Door Neighbors 2642 Baumgardner Road Westminster, MD 21158 (410) 756-4227 Community Youth Gang Services, Inc. 144 South Fetterly Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90022 (213) 266-4264 Family and Youth Services Bureau Administration on Children, Youth, and Families P.O. Box 1182 Washington, DC 20013 (202) 205-8102

Child Abuse and Safety Rights

National Council on Child Abuse and Family Violence 1155 Connecticut Avenue, NW - Suite 400 Washington, DC 20036 (202) 429-6695 (800) 222-2000 Office of Juvenile Justice Delinquency Prevention Juvenile Justice Clearinghouse Department F P.O. Box 6000 Rockville, MD 20850 (800) 638-8736

Youth Development Programs

Big Brothers/Big Sisters of America 230 North 13th Street Philadelphia, PA 19107 (215) 567-7000 National Resource Center for Youth Services 202 West Eighth Tulsa, OK 74119-1419 (918) 585-2986 Children's Defense Fund 25 E Street, NW Washington, DC 20001 (202) 628-8787 Save Our Sons and Daughters (SOSAD) 2441 West Grand Boulevard Detroit, MI 48208 (313) 361-5200 Boys and Girls Clubs of America Government Relations Office 600 East Jefferson Street - Suite 203 Rockville, MD 20852 (301) 251-6676 Efficacy Institute 128 Spring Street Lexington, MA 02173 (617) 8624390 Center for Youth Development and Policy Research Academy for Educational Development 1875 Connecticut Avenue, NW - 9th Floor Washington, DC 20009 (202) 884-8000

Conflict Resolution and Peer Mediation

Children's Creative Response to Conflict P.O. Box 271 521 North Broadway Nyack, NY 10960 (914) 353-1796 Peace Education Foundation 1900 Biscayne Boulevard Miami, FL 33132-1025 (305) 576-5075 http://www.peace-ed.org Resolving Conflict Creatively Program National Center Educators for Social Responsibility 163 Third Avenue, #103 New York, NY 10003 (212) 387-0225 Scared or Prepared Lee Center & Associates 1307 Colorado Avenue Santa Monica, CA 90407-2113 (310) 394-6017 (800) 733-1711 Second Step Committee for Children 2203 Airport Way South, Suite 500 Seattle, WA 98134-2027 (206) 343-1223 Project YES! Gang Violence and Drug Prevention Curriculum Orange County Department of Education Media Services 200 Kalmus Drive Costa Mesa, CA 92626-9050 (714) 9664341 I Can Problem Solve (ICPS) Mental Health Association of Illinois 150 North Wacker Drive Suite 900 Chicago, IL 60606 (312) 368-9070 Violence Prevention Curriculum for Adolescents Deborah Prothrow-Stith 55 Chapel St., Suite 24 Newton, MA 02160 (617) 969-7100 Moral Courage c/o Harrington Elementary 2401 East 37th Avenue Denver, CO 80205 (303) 3334293

Gun Violence

Center to Prevent Handgun Violence 1225 Eye Street, NW Suite 1100 Washington, DC 20005 (202) 289-7319 Coalition to Stop Gun Violence The Educational Fund to End Handgun Violence (educational arm) 100 Maryland Avenue, NE Washington, DE 20002-5626 (202) 544-7190

School Safety

National School Safety Center 4165 Thousand Oaks Boulevard Suite 290 Westlake Village, CA 91362 (805) 373-9977 School Mediation Associates 134 Standish Road Watertown, MA 02172 (617) 876-6074 Safe Schools Coalition, Inc. 5351 Gulf Drive P.O. Box 1338, Department S36 Holmes Beach, FL 34218-1338 (800) 5374903

School Violence Prevention Resources on the Web

British Columbia Institute Against Family Violence http://www.bcifv.org/frameindex.html

Center for Media Literacy http://www.medialit.org

Center for the Prevention of School Violence http://www.ncsu.edu/cpsv/

Center to Prevent Handgun Violence http://www.cphv.org

The Coroner's Report: Information and Resources on Gang Intervention and Prevention http://www.gangwar.com

Early Warning, Timely Response: A Guide to Safe Schools (Federal Document) http://www.ed.gov/offices/OSERS/OSEP/earlywrn.html

Keep Schools Safe http://www.keepschoolssafe.org

Kentucky Center for Safe Schools http://www.kysafeschools.org

National Association of School Resource Officers http://www.nasro.org/

National Crime Prevention Council www.ncpc.org

National Mentoring Center http://www.nwrel.org/mentoring/index.html

National Resource Center for Safe Schools http://www.nwrel.org/safe/index.html

National School Safety Center www.nssc1.org

The Ribbon of Promise Campaign (Springfield, Oregon) http://www.ribbonofpromise.org

Safe Schools Coalition http://www.ed.mtu.edu/safe/

Southeastern Connecticut Gang Activities Group http://www.ctol.net/~segag/

Teacher's Workshop Speaker's Bureau http://www.teachersworkshop.com/twshop/speakersbureau.html

Other Violence Prevention Resources