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Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52401
David M. Kennedy is the Executive Director of the National Network for Safe Communities, a project of John Jay College of Criminal Justice in New York City. Mr. Kennedy and the National Network support cities implementing strategic interventions to reduce violence, minimize arrest and incarceration, enhance police legitimacy, and strengthen relationships between law enforcement and communities. These interventions have been proven effective in a variety of settings by a Campbell Collaboration evaluation, and are currently being implemented in Chicago, New Orleans, Baltimore, Oakland, and many other cities nationwide. Mr. Kennedy's work has won two Ford Foundation Innovations in Government awards, among many other distinctions. His latest book is Don't Shoot, One Man, a Street Fellowship, and the End of Violence in Inner-City America .
This event was part of the 2020 Iowa Ideas Conference presented by ITC and held Oct. 15-16, 2020. This session originally occurred at 1:15 p.m. on Oct. 15, 2020. The two-day conference hosted by The Gazette brings together policy makers, experts and community members passionate about the state's future. For more replays, visit iowaideas.com.