Lots of interesting new reading material to highlight, so bear with me...
First and foremost, we have released Testing A Public Health Approach to Gun Violence, our evaluation of the Crown Heights Save Our Streets project. Among other things, the study documents a reduction in shootings in Crown Heights after the project was implemented.
John Roman at the Urban Institute has a provocative blog posting about the intersection of crime, class, and place.
The Fortune Society honored former New York State Chief Judge Judith S. Kaye for her contributions to improving justice in New York, including her role in helping to create the Center for Court Innovation.
The John Jay College Center on Media, Crime and Justice is hosting its annual Guggenheim symposium on February 4th and 5th. A number of folks from the Center for Court Innovation have spoken at this event in the past. This year, James Brodick of the Brownsville Community Justice Center will represent us.
The U.S. Department of Justice's Office of Justice Programs has released its annual report, entitled "Driving the Future."
A somewhat hopeful piece on the future of Brownsville, Brooklyn that cites our friend Rosanne Haggerty of Community Solutions.