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2016 Restorative Justice & Restorative Practices Summit:
On February 2016, The Commission on Gang Prevention and Intervention along over 450 people, sponsored and actively participated in the 2016 Restorative Justice & Restorative Practices Summit. Many people were brought together from across the region to learn and apply the principles of Restorative Justice back in the San Diego community.
The purpose of this summit was to raise awareness about Restorative Justice and Restorative practices and the benefits to the community including victims, offenders, and society. The goal is to mobilize community members, practitioners, and system stakeholders to expand the use of Restorative Justice and Restorative Principles across the San Diego region.
If you are interested in learning more information, the program agenda and media presentations from this summit are available on this page: https://www.sandiego.gov/human-relations/restorative-justices-practices
Trauma Informed Care Conference: Responding to Community Violence - Impact, Awareness and Empowerment
Oct. 13, 2012
Valencia Park/Malcolm X Branch Library
The Trauma Informed Care Conference: Responding to Community Violence ? Impact, Awareness and Empowerment was held at the Valencia Park/Malcolm X Branch Library on Oct. 13, 2012. In attendance were 164 community members, agency staff and professionals. The conference was collaboratively sponsored by Alliance for Community Empowerment (ACE) Commission on Gang Prevention and Intervention, San Diego County Health and Human Services Agency, Jenna Druck Foundation, Harmonium, UC San Diego Health Services, The Peace Coalition,Youth Voice, San Ysidro Health Clinic, Jonathan Villafuerte, and Motivating The Teen Spirit.
- Program Workshop Agenda
- Special poem by Ron Britton
- Speakers Biographies
- Gabrielle Cerda,MD (UCSD Dept. of Psychiatry) Presentation
- Commission Chair, Rosa Ana Lozada's Taking Care Presentation
- Families Impacted by Community Violence Conference Input
- Conference Evaluation Summary
The Third Biennial Gang Prevention Summit
April 25, 2012
University of San Diego
The University of San Diego hosted the third biennial San Diego Gang Prevention Summit at the Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace & Justice on Wednesday, April 25, 2012. Entitled: "Building Community Connections" Learn Share Connect, this county-wide event was sponsored by the City of San Diego Commission on Gang Prevention and Intervention, University of San Diego's Joan B. Kroc School of Peace Studies, the Leichtag Foundation, San Diego County Office of Education, San Diego County District Attorney's Office, and San Diego County Health and Human Services Agency's Behavioral Health/Alcohol & Drug Services. More than 300 attendees participated in the conference.
San Diego Gang Prevention/Intervention Summit
Sept. 14, 2010
University of San Diego Joan Kroc School of Peace Studies
More than 350 people attended the San Diego Prevention/Interevention Summit. This summit was co-organized by the San Diego County Office of Education, the City of San Diego Commission on Gang Prevention and Intervention, and the USD Joan Kroc School of Peace Studies. There were presentations by a variety of community organizations working to impact gang violence. The day was filled with information sharing and connecting with initiatives that are working in a variety of communities.
We have listed the panelists (we have notes for two sessions) and how to get in touch with them. We have also included some resources that could help families.
- Summit Flyer
- Summit Speakers and Contact information
- Community Prevention Information
- Family Support Session
- Tips for Parents (English)
- School Assessment Tool
- Tips for Parents (in Spanish)
- Mid City Community Connections Notes
Caring Helpers Youth Summit
June 23, 2010
Hall of Champions, Balboa Park
Community Summit: Collaborations
Jan. 25, 2008
SDSU Aztec Center, 11 a.m.– 4 p.m.
Keynote Speaker: Paul Seave, State Director of Gang and Youth Violence Policy
- Video (Choose PS&NS September 12th and Item 3)
- Report to City Council
- 3/4/09 Public Safety and Neighborhood Services Committee Meeting
- Public Safety and Neighborhood Services Committee Report, October 22, 2008
Safe Passage Program
- Report to Public Safety and Neighborhood Services
- Slide Presentation
- Video (Choose PS&NS July 25 and Item 2)
- Montgomery Middle School and Gompers Charter Middle School Surveys