My First Steps To A Safe Neighborhood

Neighborhood Health and Safety

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Safe Kids Now in partnership with the CARR Foundation created a booklet for police, health care providers, insurance agents, business owners, etc. They can put in their pocket and hand out to citizens or distribute at their place of business to get neighbors involved to prevent crime. If a victim, the booklet can help neighbors come together to keep criminals from returning to the neighborhood.

Easy for people to say, “NO MORE CRIME in our neighborhood!”

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The Adopt-A-Block Guidebook

Guidelines for Safer Neighborhoods

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Anyone who cares can help make their city a safer, healthier place for families and children! CONNECTED CITIZENS can PREVENT CRIME! The Adopt-A-Block Guidebook sends a message that we care about you, your family and children. When people get connected, they can reduce fear, instill hope and build relationships and trust. A civic group, individuals, or religious organizations can help any community stay safe by helping to create a healthy environment for everyone.
“I would like to express my gratitude for the adopt-a-block strategy you promote. Your work has been a great foundation for the efforts we have begun here. It is one piece to this puzzle, and it serves as a tool for progress. Now my task at hand is to get the job done.” Michael O. Adekunle – Pinellas County Urban League, St. Petersburg, FL
“Here at last is a down to earth, do it yourself guide to community organizing. The instructions are simple but powerfully effective and accessible to all communities.” Dr. Kimberly Duir – Family & Community Medicine – University of California, SF & UC Davis

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Street Safe Kids

Street Safe Kids

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10 step guide to help youth take charge of your life and stay centered. Centered children DON’T bully or become easy victims – They use their instincts, intuition and conscience to stay safe and healthy – They have the inner strength to avoid drugs, violence, self-destructive behavior – YOU can help one child or a group of children discover the power of courage, character, and conscience!

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Alternative to Fear

Perfect Storm for Violence and Alternative to Fear

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How one community with 17,500 residents cut crime in half within 2 and a half years, without a local police department. This book helped launch the national “Neighborhood Watch” program. “Alternative to Fear” was funded by The California Department of Youth and distributed in California and throughout the U.S. to thousands of police departments, libraries and the FBI. Published Feb. 1975

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