Violence Results

    • Flint residents work in a community garden

      Community Greening Efforts Help Reduce Violent Crime

      New Research from Justin Heinze

      Efforts to beautify vacant lots in the city of Flint have made neighborhoods more appealing but have also reduced assaults and violent crime by 40 percent, according to a new study led by Justin Heinze, assistant professor of Health Behavior and Health Education. Read more

    • Kids and Guns Statistics 3

      Kids and Guns: Geography, Race, and Policy

      In May, Zimmerman and Carter presented “Kids and Guns: Prevention Strategies,” a community conversation in Dexter, Michigan, to help local residents understand the risks associated with youth exposure to firearms and strategies for mitigating those risks. Read more

    • Infographic: 90 percent of accidental firearm deaths occur at home; 3 out of 4 children knew where there firearms were in their homes

      Kids and Guns: Access to Firearms

      In May, Zimmerman and Carter presented “Kids and Guns: Prevention Strategies,” a community conversation in Dexter, Michigan, to help local residents understand the risks associated with youth exposure to firearms and strategies for mitigating those risks. Read more

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      Kids and Guns: Safety First

      In May, researchers Marc Zimmerman and Patrick Carter presented “Kids and Guns: Prevention Strategies,” a community conversation in Dexter, Michigan, to help local residents understand the risks associated with youth exposure to firearms and strategies for mitigating those risks. Read more