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Making Our Neighborhoods Safe

Author: Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm); Films Media Group.; Public Affairs Television (Firm)
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2013], ©1995.
Series: Solutions to Violence.
Edition/Format:   eVideo : Clipart/images/graphics : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This program features Stephanie Mann and Dr. Deborah Prothrow-Stith. Stephanie Mann is a community activist who launched a "neighborhood watch" program in her hometown in California. As a result, crime was cut by more than 50%. She has since gone on to help others organize similar groups. Dr. Prothrow-Stith became interested in preventing violence while working as a resident at a hospital in Boston, where she began  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Videorecording
Educational films
Internet videos
Additional Physical Format: Originally produced:
Public Affairs Television (Firm), 1995
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm); Films Media Group.; Public Affairs Television (Firm)
OCLC Number: 872342672
Notes: Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on November 23, 2013.
Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Title from distributor's description.
Target Audience: 7 & up.
Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (27 min.)) : sound, color.
Contents: Community Activist (3:22) --
Power in the Hands of People (2:22) --
What Can We do About Violence? (3:12) --
Advice for Combating Violence (0:52) --
Changing Attitudes and Behavior (2:28) --
Can Violence be Unlearned? (0:42) --
What is Society's Role? (2:03) --
What can Parents do About Violence? (2:12) --
What is Violence Prevention Curriculum? (1:22) --
What Have You Learned About At-Risk Kids? (2:10) --
Tougher Policies are Not Solving the Problem (2:27) --
Credits: Making Our Neighborhoods Safe (1:40).
Series Title: Solutions to Violence.
Responsibility: Public Affairs Television (Firm).

Abstract:

This program features Stephanie Mann and Dr. Deborah Prothrow-Stith. Stephanie Mann is a community activist who launched a "neighborhood watch" program in her hometown in California. As a result, crime was cut by more than 50%. She has since gone on to help others organize similar groups. Dr. Prothrow-Stith became interested in preventing violence while working as a resident at a hospital in Boston, where she began to see youth violence as a disease. She is the author of a violence prevention curriculum for adolescents which is used all over the country, helping young people deal with anger without resorting to violence.

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