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Framing Community Safety: A Messaging Brief

This brief provides short guidance on how to reframe safety within communities when using the terms community safety, public health approach, and social determinants of health and safety.
March 24, 2023

Today, Americans’ perceptions about safety, crime, and violence are increasingly divisive and fatalistic. But the events of the past several years have also created openings for more productive conversations about how to create safety and address violence within communities.