Author: Local Initiatives Support Corporation

Pain and Progress Through a Rural Lens: Community Violence Intervention Beyond Urban America

Publication Date: June 2024

Community Violence Intervention (CVI), an approach to quelling crime and supporting people who may be victims of, or likely to commit, violent crime (or both), emerged in America’s urban neighborhoods. It is now practiced across rural America, too, sometimes in forms that vary distinctly from city-based CVI. LISC’s Safety + Justice team, in tandem with Rural LISC, invest in capacity building for these groups working round the clock to make their communities safer, and to save lives. Read the following article to learn more about a CVI approach happening in rural North Carolina.


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