Youth Violence Prevention Policy Portal

Title Organization(s) Description Year Resource Type
White House Neighborhood Revitalization Initiative Report The White House

Report that describes five key elements of neighborhood revitalization, highlights key lessons from organizations that are revitalizing neighborhoods across the country, highlights how organizations have blended these lessons for to build promising collaborations, and provides ideas on how Federal, state, local, and private funding funds can be better aligned and leveraged.

2011 Report
“Now is the Time”: The President’s Plan to Reduce Gun Violence The White House

President Obama’s plan to protect children
and communities by reducing gun violence

2013 Report
“My Brother’s Keeper” Task Force Report The White House

Progress report to President Obama on the efforts of the “My Brother’s Keeper” Task Force – an initiative designed to initiative to address persistent opportunity gaps faced by boys and young men of color

2014 Report
Report of the Attorney General’s National Task Force on Children Exposed to Violence U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ)

Recommendations report that calls for action by the federal government, states, tribes, communities, and the private sector
to marshal the best available knowledge and resources needed to defend all children against exposure to violence

2012 Report
Analysis of State Bullying Laws and Policies U.S. Department of Education 2011 Report
Policy Agenda for the 113th Congress United Way

Policy agenda established by the United Way

2013 Policy Agenda
Safe States 2014 Policy Agenda Safe States Alliance

Policy agenda established by the Safe States Alliance

2014 Policy Agenda
Bullying Prevention for School-Aged Children and Youth Safe States Alliance

Statement outlining the Safe States Alliance’s position on bullying prevention for school-aged children and youth

2014 Position Statement
Preventing Firearm-Related Violence & Injuries Safe States Alliance

Statement that outlines the official
position of the Safe States Alliance on policies and programs that
can effectively, comprehensively, and sustainably prevent
firearm‐related violence and injuries.

2013 Policy Statement
UNITY Policy Platform Prevention Institute (PI)

Policy platform that describes
what needs to be in place on the ground in cities to prevent violence and the supports cities need for their efforts to be successful and sustainable

2010 Policy Platform
2014 PTA Public Policy Agenda National Parent Teacher Association (NPTA)

Public policy agenda established by the NPTA

2014 Policy Agenda
PTA Bullying Resolution National Parent Teacher Association (NPTA)

PTA’s resolution on bullying

2005 Resolution
Gun Safety and Violence Prevention and Firearms National Parent Teacher Association (NPTA)

Statement outlining NPTA’s position on gun safety and violence prevention

2013 Position Statement
Child Safety and Protection National Parent Teacher Association (NPTA)

Statement outlining NPTA’s position on child safety and protection, juvenile justice, and violence prevention

2003 Position Statement
Preventing Gang Violence and Building Communities Where Young People Thrive National League of Cities (NLC)

A toolkit for municipal leaders to significantly enhance the efficacy of local gang prevention efforts

Not Listed Report
A City Platform for Children and Families National League of Cities (NLC)

Platform that outlines how cities and towns can take action and advance key priorities that reflect what every
child needs, at a minimum, to live a full, healthy, and productive life

Not Listed Policy Platform
Promoting Safe Communities: Recommendations for the 113th Congress National Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Coalition (NJJDPC)

Recommendations for Congress by the NJJDPC on opportunities for juvenile justice and delinquency reform

2013 Policy Recommendation
A Framework for Safe and Healthy Schools National Association of School Psychologists (NASP)

Joint statement and policy recommendations supported by six national organizations that provides a framework for improving school safety and increasing access to mental health supports for children and youth

2013
Bullying Prevention and Intervention in Schools National Association of School Psychologists (NASP)

Statement outlining NASP’s position on bullying prevention and interventions in schools

2012 Position Statement
School Violence, Role of the School Nurse in Prevention National Association of School Nurses (NASN)

Statement outlining NASN’s position on the role of the school nurse in the prevention of school violence

2013 Position Statement
Bullying Prevention in Schools National Association of School Nurses (NASN)

Statement outlining NASN’s position on bullying prevention in schools

2014 Position Statement
Prevention of Firearm-Related Injury and Death National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO)

Statement outlining NACCHO’s position on firearm-related injury and death

2013 Policy Statement
Injury and Violence Prevention National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO)

Statement outlining NACCHO’s position on legislation and comprehensive surveillance and prevention strategies that have the potential to reduce the impact of injury and violence, and address the root causes of health inequities that cause certain populations to bear a disproportionate burden of injury and violence

2012 Policy Statement
Byrne Criminal Justice Innovation Program Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC)

Description of LISC’s Byrne
Criminal Justice
Innovation Program
(BCJI), which enables communities to create comprehensive strategies that address priority crime problems

2013 Policy Brief
Section 4: Capacity Building for Community Development & Affordable Housing Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC)

Description of LISC’s Section 4 program, which strengthens the nation’s lower-income rural and urban communities by bolstering
non-profit community developers that build and invest in those neighborhoods

2014 Policy Brief