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Creating Safer Communities: Lessons on Violence Prevention

Various approaches to increasing community safety and to explore multiple violence-prevention and intervention efforts. Read more

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One of the World’s Biggest Food Companies Is Getting Serious About Cutting Emissions

General Mills recently announced an ambitious plan to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by nearly a third. Read more

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What Affects the Future Success of Poor Children?

Being poor as a child, even for only a short time, can have consequences reaching far into adulthood. Read more

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Measure and Communicate Impact with MeasureUp

Measuring impact can mean a bewildering array of choices, demands, and questions. Where to begin? How to do it? When to measure? And frankly, why? Read more

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Here’s What You Can Do on Community Commons

We’re glad you’re here and excited to show you the great tools you can use on Community Commons to help with your work. Read more

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