CEBCP Congressional Briefing: Violence and Violence Prevention

Event Type: 
Tuesday Sep 27, 2016 - 10:00am to 12:00pm EDT
Event Description: 

The Center for Evidence-Based Crime Policy (CEBCP), in collaboration with WestEd’s Justice & Prevention Research Center, will hold its next Congressional Briefing on Tuesday, September 27, 2016 at the Rayburn House Building at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C. CEBCP’s Congressional Briefings provide research evidence on various topics in an accessible format. The theme of this year’s briefing is “Violence and Violence Prevention.” The briefing is free and open to the public, but registration is required.

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  • NANCY RODRIGUEZ, Director, National Institute of Justice
    “Opening Remarks”
  • THOMAS SIMON, Associate Director for Science, Division of Violence Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
    “Health Burden of Violence in the United States”
  • RICHARD ROSENFELD, Professor, University of Missouri – St. Louis
    “Has the Great American Crime Decline Ended?”
  • PATRICIA CAMPIE, Principal Researcher, American Institutes for Research
    “Addressing the Root Causes of Urban Gun Violence”
  • NANCY LA VIGNE, Director, Justice Policy Center, Urban Institute
    “Leveraging Community Voices in Violence Reduction”
  • JEREMY RICHMAN, CEO, The Avielle Foundation
    “Brain Health and Violence”
  • APRIL ZEOLI, Associate Professor, Michigan State University
    “Risks of, and Policy Interventions for, Firearm Use in Intimate Partner Violence”
  • LAURA DUGAN, Professor, University of Maryland
    “Do US Federal Actions Influence Rightwing Violence?”
  • DAVID SCHANZER, Associate Professor, Duke University
    “Building Resilience to Violent Extremism through Community Policing”
Organizer Information
Event Organization: 
Center for Evidence-Based Crime Policy
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Groups audience: 
- Private group -