Criminal Justice department hosts free crime control workshop to help public prevent, solve problems

Workshop teaches new ways to solve crime problems | May 27, 2008

The Department of Criminal Justice is offering a community-driven crime control workshop on Thursday, May 29,  from 6:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m. in Kelley Auditorium. It will be repeated on Saturday, May 31, from 9:00 a.m. to noon. Admission is free and the workshop is open to the public.
This workshop is a follow up to the Neighborhood Summit presentation by Bond Hill and North Avondale on the crime-prevention initiative implemented in their neighborhoods. It will show how neighborhoods can:
  • Find new ways to solve problems
  • Be empowered to control their own destinies
  • Learn skills to address problems such as crime and disorder
  • Use data to inform decisions about crime solutions
  • Discover resources, find assets and build capacities
The workshop is being moderated by Kam C. Wong, chair of the Department of Criminal Justice.  It is sponsored by Xavier University, the Community Building Institute, Invest in Neighborhoods Inc., Bond Hill Community Council and North Avondale Neighborhood Association.