The City of Memphis and Shelby County, Tennessee have developed three interwoven violence prevention initiatives—Operation: Safe Community, the Memphis Youth Violence Prevention Plan, and the Defending Childhood Initiative.
Key components that support the structure of these initiatives include
The best practices include
To work collaboratively and minimize violence, Memphis and Shelby County have discovered it is important to
Find additional resources and information about the collaborative work occurring in Memphis and Shelby County.
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Note: Accomplishments reflect outcomes of Operation Safe Community. Both the Defending Childhood Initiative and Memphis Youth Violence Prevention Plan are in early stages of implementation.
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