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    York, PA began work on its Group Violence Intervention in 2016.


York, PA started working with the National Network in 2016 to implement its Group Violence Intervention. The strategy is in its infancy in York and city partners are working diligently to build a strong foundation and establish partnerships to drive the approach forward. 

News & Updates

York needs follow-through after impressive GVI launch

July 2017  |  York Dispatch  

York City is off to a good start with its new Group Violence Intervention initiative. So says the national advisor for the organization that created the program on which it’s based, who notes the local stakeholders have “gone beyond lip service.”

"There are a couple pieces (to the initiative) that cities can get right — right out of the gate — that are really important," said Louisa Aviles, associate director of the National Network for Safe Communities' group-violence portfolio. "Some cities nail them, and other cities take longer to get them in place."

Tags: York Group Violence Intervention Support and Outreach

Initiative lays down law on gun violence in York, PA, offers 2nd chance

February 2017  |  York Dispatch  

On Tuesday, February 22, York, CeaseFire York held its first call-in meeting. 

Tags: York Group Violence Intervention