Summarizes the forum,A National Conversation on Police and Community Interactions on HBCU Campuses, held August 30-31, 2016 at Howard University in Washington, D.C. The forum brought together student and police chiefs/campus safety executives (chiefs) representation from mostly HBCU campuses representing a broad geographic distribution of the United States.
Summarizes a meeting of eighteen campus public safety executives from thirteen institutions of higher education (IHE), with support from the National Center for Campus Public Safety (NCCPS). The purpose of this forum was to identify best practices in sharing campus law enforcement responsibilities with local partners and establishing and maintaining positive, supportive, and effective relationships with off-campus communities.
A group of D.C. area colleges and universities are joining together to research ways to reduce gun violence. This coalition of schools, called the 120 Initiative, will explore topics such as social economic issues, impacts of technology, and interactions between law and society.
The city of Baton Rouge is taking an innovative approach against crime by offering education. The Lowering Incidents of Violence through Education (L.I.V.E) program will allow several teens the opportunity to earn a variety of job skills. It is a partnership between Baton Rouge Community College, District 5 councilman Darryl Hurst, and the CEASE FIRE organization. The L.I.V.E program launched on Friday, Aug.
Compiles several targeted violence resources, including research studies, guides, training information, and websites, to help school administrators in their efforts to ensure the safety and well being of their campuses.
Food insecurity is common on college campuses, and Pennsylvania colleges are no exception. State leaders are calling for action to improve the state of food access on college campuses across the state.
Cal State Long Beach this semester became the first in the Cal State University system to have a mobile crisis unit with mental health professionals responding to mental health emergencies in place of campus police.
In speaking about the importance of advancing equity and economic mobility during his remarks at the 2022 AACC Annual, U.S. Education Under Secretary James Kvaal emphasized that “a strong community college might be the most important institution our country has for that goal.” High praise indeed from the U.S. Department of Education’s top higher education official.
No one leaves prison with the goal of coming back. But for far too long, supports for people released from federal and state prisons have been fragmented, inequitable, and insufficient. A new national initiative aims to improve access to employment, education, and other opportunities for people exiting prison and those under supervision.