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Leveraging Research and Philanthropy to Reduce Crime and Violence in the Mississippi Delta

Description
Explores how foundations fund public safety projects, focusing on Phillips County, Arkansas and Coahoma County, Mississippi. Features background on violence and crime in rural areas, including a description of the research literature. Proposes framework for selecting and implementing violence prevention and intervention on the community level.
Author(s)
Jessica Saunders, Dionne Barnes-Proby, Samuel Peterson
Date
2018
Type
Document
Organization
RAND Corporation
Tagged as
Abuse and violence · Community and faith-based initiatives · Delta Region · Funding · Philanthropy · Planning and strategy methods and resources · Poverty · Arkansas · Mississippi