Center for the Study and Prevention of Violence

Evidence-Based Strategies: Effective Youth Violence Prevention through Community-University Collaboration (Podcast)

Dr. Beverly Kingston, Director of the Center for the Study and Prevention of Violence at the University of Colorado, joins host Jonathan McMillan to discuss the importance of community-led violence prevention efforts. Dr. Kingston shares her personal journey and how it led her to work with communities to evaluate the effectiveness of their violence prevention strategies. She emphasizes the need for comprehensive, evidence-based approaches that address the root causes of violence. Dr. Kingston also highlights the importance of partnerships between academia and communities, and the role of young people in shaping the future of violence prevention. Link to the podcast here.