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April 16, 2015
Governor Dannel Malloy’s Youth and Urban Violence Commission held their first meeting April  13. Even though Connecticut’s overall violent crime rate has been...
April 1, 2015
Vesla Weaver and Briallen Hopper take another look on Starbuck’s #RaceTogether Campaign in takepart online magazine.
March 25, 2015
The Russell Sage Foundation has recently awarded a grant to Vesla Weaver and Jennifer Hochschild (Harvard) for their project entitled, “They Treat Us Like a Different Race: A...
January 8, 2015
In the Baltimore Sun, Velsa Weaver writes an op-ed entitled, “High Inceration Rates May Be More Harmful than High Crime.” Using the City of Baltimore as an example because it...
October 10, 2014
An NPR episode on October 9, “Research May Give Potential Homicide Victims A Heads Up” featured Andy Papachristos’ research in high crime Chicago neighborhoods and the...
September 18, 2014
In his op-ed in the Washington Post, Andy Papachristos looks on the “crime gap,” that is, the number of homicides vs. the perception of crime in disparate neighborhoods, and...

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