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E-Responder is presented at the Society for Community Research and Action (SCRA) 2017 Biennial Conference "Transformative Community Psychology" in Canada.

June 22, 2017
» read the poster



Roberta Liggett and Stephanie Ueberall facilitate conversations about violence and structural oppression at the Fund for NYC Health & Hospital Guns Down, Life Up Assembly

June 22, 2017
» learn more about Guns Down, Life Up



Richard Aborn and Roberta Liggett participate in a panel on the role of social media in gun violence

From Virtual to Violent: The Role of Social Media in Gun Violence
March 20, 2017
» see video of the panel
» see the Panel Discussion flyer
» read the E-Responder report
» learn more about the Social Media Behavior and Real-World
» Consequences Initiative




The Mean Tweets of New York

Aborn: "We have shown that we can reach youth before online arguments move from the internet to the street."
March 19, 2017
» read the City Lab article
» read the City Lab article (in Spanish)
» read the E-Responder report
» Gang and Group Violence Prevention initiative

From Virtual to Violent: The Role of Social Media in Gun Violence
» see the Panel Discussion flyer



NYU Study of Crime Commission E-Responder Pilot Shows Digital Intervention Can Prevent Virtual and Real-World Altercations Between Youth

E-Responder Program Address Online Violence Epidemic, Gets Real Results
February 6, 2017
» read the press release
» read the E-Responder report

Facebook, Where Gangs Are Waging Turf Wars
February 5, 2017
» read The Wall Street Journal article



Crime Commission's E-Responder Program featured on Fox 5 NY

Stopping online fights from turning violent
December 1, 2016
» read the Fox 5 NY article and watch video



Crime Commission's Clarence Jackson and Stephanie Ueberall facilitate World Café sessions at the NYC Health & Hospital's Guns Down, Life Up Assembly

More than 260 people across 60 organizations gathered at MIST Harlem, for the Third Annual Guns Down, Life Up Assembly. The event brought together from an array of people, including advocates, elected officials, anti-violence professionals, survivors, medical professionals, educators, researchers and youth, to discuss how we can strengthen efforts to reduce violence.
June 8, 2016
» learn more about the assembly
» learn more about Guns Down, Life Up



Ashley Cannon and Yuval Sheer in Times Union
op-ed


Raise the age; help turn around a troubled young life
May 10, 2016
» read the Times Union op-ed



Crime Commission's Roberta Liggett presents on social media and violence at Mediation Center's 'Paving the Way' Conference

Roberta presented on harmful social media use and real world impacts, including victimization, violence, and arrest among high-risk youth involved in gun violence. The presentation also included information on how community members, service providers, and youth can prevent harmful social media use.
April 10, 2015
» learn more about the 'Paving the Way' Conference
» learn more about the Crime Commission's Social Media
& Real-World Consequences initiative



Richard Aborn in USA Today column:
E-Responders are solution to stopping fights
that escalate from virtual to violent


Stop cyber fights before they get bloody
April 5, 2015
» read the USA Today column
» read about the Citizens Crime Commission social media initiative



Richard Aborn discusses efforts to Raise the Age of criminal responsibility

NY1 panel explains merits of plan to better reform 16- and 17-year-old offenders
March 17, 2015
» watch the NY1 video



Stephanie Ueberall Leads Discussion at Punishment 2 Public Health Conference, 'Policy-to-Practice: Transformative Governance Strategies to Enhance Mental Health'

Crime Commission's Director of Violence Prevention Stephanie Ueberall facilitated a discussion on mental health at a John Jay Punishment to Public Health (P2PH) conference on January 28. The discussion was meant to identify metrics to measure success of public mental health policies, specifically "Infusing Trauma-Informed Care into Public Service Fields". These metrics were presented to Liz Glazer during the conference and will be recommended to MOCJ in a policy paper to support their efforts to achieve mental health in all policies.
January 28, 2015
» read the policy paper



Richard Aborn applauds NYC for expansion of gun violence prevention efforts

Aborn: "The future of our criminal justice system must be rooted in attention on the causes of violence"
August 13, 2014
» read the press release



Richard Aborn condemns failures at Rikers in Daily News opinion piece

Cruelty to adolescents at Rikers Island will ruin the lives of thousands
August 5, 2014
» read the Daily News op-ed



Richard Aborn addresses high-crime NYC neighborhoods on Inside City Hall

NY1 panel discusses pockets of persistent crime
June 13, 2014
» watch the NY1 video



Richard Aborn calls on the New York State Legislature to raise the age of criminal responsibility

Raise Age for Adult Crimes
December 9, 2013
» read the NY Daily News Op-Ed



Ashley Cannon Testifies Before NY Assembly in Support of Raising the Age of Criminal Responsibility

Raise the Age Testimony
December 6, 2013
» read the testimony



Richard Aborn talks to The New York Times about guns and teens

Shaping a Gun Reform Agenda That Includes Teenagers and Handguns
February 24, 2013
» read the NY Times article



Crime Commission backs Chief Judge Lippman's call to Raise the Age of Criminal Responsibility

Aborn's statement on 2013 State of the Judiciary
February 5, 2013
» read the press release

State of the Judiciary 2013
February 5, 2013
» read Chief Judge Lippman's remarks



Crime Commission receives grant from The New York Community Trust to help combat gang violence in NYC

Crime Commission Announces Anti-Gang Violence Grant from The New York Community Trust
October 5, 2012
» read press release



Richard Aborn applauds NYPD's Operation Crew Cut

Statement on NYPD's Operation Crew Cut
October 2, 2012
» read the press release

NYPD to Double Gang Unit, Combat Social Media-Fueled Crime
October 2, 2012
» read the NY1 article



Crime Commission Applauds Youth Court Proposal for Juvenile Justice Reform

Statement on Chief Judge Lippman's State of the Judiciary
February 14, 2012
» read the press release

State of the Judiciary 2012
February 14, 2012
» read Chief Judge Lippman's remarks

In Albany, Top Judge Seeks to Curb False Convictions
February 15, 2012
» read the NY Times article

Chief Judge Proposes New Hybrid Court for Non-Violent Youth
February 15, 2012
» read the Gannett article



Chief Judge Lippman joins Richard Aborn and Judge Michael Corriero in the fight to raise the age of criminal responsibility

Juvenile Justice in New York
September 21, 2011
» read Chief Judge Lippman's remarks

Chief Justice Jonathan Lippman Calls for Sweeping Juvenile Justice Reform
September 21, 2011
» read the press release

New York Judge Seeks New System for Juveniles
September 21, 2011
» read the NY Times article

New York State Bar Association Encouraged by Chief Judge's Proposal to Raise the Age
September 21, 2011
» read the NYS Bar press release

Chief Judge Makes Case to Change Prosecution for Juvenile Offenders
September 21, 2011
» watch the NY1 interview

Judge Lippman's Good Proposal
September 22, 2011
» read the El Diario editorial

More Justice for Juveniles
October 2, 2011
» read the Albany Times Union editorial

Court Reform for Teenage Offenders
October 11, 2011
» read the NY Times editorial




Richard Aborn calls for universal background checks in wake of tragic teen shooting in Harlem

Tayshana 'Chicken' Murphy Shooting: Real cowards are pols who won't take on NRA
September 13, 2011
» read the Daily News article



Crime Commission releases a 100-plus page Guide to Juvenile Justice in New York City

Crime Commission Unveils Sweeping New Guide to Juvenile Justice in NYC
May 26, 2010
» read press release
» download the Guide to Juvenile Justice in NYC



New York State Chief Judge Jonathan Lippman discusses the crucial role of the court system in the state's juvenile justice reform efforts at Crime Commission forum

NY State Chief Judge Announces New Initiatives At Crime Commission Forum
March 22, 2010
» read press release

Vision for Juvenile Justice Reform
March 16, 2010
» read Chief Judge Lippman's remarks



To combat the rise in juvenile crime, Richard Aborn calls for increased funding for prevention programs and efforts to stop the flow of illegal guns in NY Daily News Op-Ed

Juvie Crime Wave Could Bring Rising Violent Tide
October 1, 2006
» read the NY Daily News Op-Ed




PRESS INQUIRIES
The Citizens Crime Commission of New York City is available for nonpartisan commentary on criminal justice issues and to provide research assistance to the media.

The Crime Commission frequently provides commentary and assistance to The New York Times, the New York Post, the New York Daily News, and numerous radio and television stations throughout New York and the nation.

For inquiries or assistance please call
Evan Thies at 917-715-9265

JUVENILE CRIME INITIATIVES
» Gang and Group Violence Prevention
» Raise the Age to 18
» Social Media Behavior & Real-World
» Consequences

» Juvenile Justice

Social Media and Violence
The Crime Commission has developed a series of tools to help educate youth on responsible social media use. The social media packet includes flyers for youth, a lesson plan, a risk assessment of social media content, protecting your privacy, tips for staff involved in anti-violence programming, and how-to guides covering grief and empathy.
» download the packet

Reports
Social Media & Real-World Consequences (2015)


Volume 1:
From Virtual to Violent
» download the report




Volume 2:
Responding to Social Media Norms
» download the report

Reports
Assessing New York City's Youth Gun Violence Crisis: Crews (2015)


Volume 1:
Defining the Problem
» download the report




Volume 2:
CompStat for Violence Prevention Programs
» download the report




Volume 3:
Responding to the Problem
» download the report

Resources

Sustaining Crime Reductions in New York City: Priorities for Preventing Youth Crime (2015)
» download the report




Guide to Juvenile Justice
in NYC (2010)
» download the guide



Testimony: Crime Commission Director of Public Policy Ashley Cannon testifies before NY Assembly in support of raising the age of criminal responsibility (2013)
» read the testimony



Testimony: Crime Commission testimony to the New York State Legislature in support of raising the age of criminal responsibility to 18 years old (2016)
» read the testimony

Learn About Our Initiatives
» Cybercrime Prevention
» Domestic Terrorism Post-9/11
» Gang and Group Violence Prevention
» Large-Capacity Ammunition Magazines
» Mass Shooting Incidents in America
» Project Fast Track
» Predictive Prevention Lab
» Raise the Age to 18
» Social Media Behavior & Real-World
» Consequences

» DNA Databank
» Guns=Prison
» Interstate Strike Force
» Juvenile Justice
» Microstamping

» read about the GUNS=PRISON campaign

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