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December 2012 Connecticut School Shooting Position Statement

Nine school violence prevention researchers and practitioners nationwide have developed a position statement on the Dec. 14, 2012 Connecticut school…
December 20, 2012
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Safe and Healthy Futures for All Children

Our hearts grieve for the families of Newtown, Connecticut, and for every family who has lost a child through homicide. …
December 18, 2012

Flint Youth Theatre Partners with MI-YVPC to Talk about Bullying

By: Corine Rosenberg, UM UROP Student The Hundred Dresses by Mary Hall Surface is a play based on the Newbery…
November 28, 2012

Upcoming Events from the UM Injury Center

October 16, 2012: “Youth Peer Violence & Depressive Symptoms:  What’s the Connection?” Megan Ranney, MD, MPH Assistant Professor, Department of…
September 25, 2012

Participation in High School Sports Lowers Major Crime

When high schools have strong interscholastic sports participation rates, they report lower levels of major crime and fewer suspensions, according…
September 13, 2012
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We are expanding!

MI-YVPC is expanding the borders of our program area.  The area now extends west to Forest Hill Ave. (above Flushing…
September 4, 2012

Thank you to all who helped make the Youth Festival a success!

Sincere thanks to everyone involved for contributing the success of the  Safe and Healthy Futures Youth Festival on Saturday.  We…
June 12, 2012

Youth Empowerment Solutions is on YouTube

Watch the new YES video from our YES participants in Flint.…
June 5, 2012