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Genesee County Speak To Your Health! Community Survey

Genesee County residents are invited to participate in the 2011  Speak to Your Health! Community Survey. The goals of the…
September 30, 2011

Michigan Radio — Empowering Flint Youth to Improve Communities

Michigan Radio posted an article and podcast on the YES curriculum on their website. Here is an excerpt: Every week…
September 26, 2011

YES Curriculum

  We are pleased to announce that the Youth Empowerment Solutions for Peaceful Communities Implementation Guide is now available for…
September 26, 2011

Marc Zimmerman Interview with Este University

Professor Marc Zimmerman, Director of the MI-YVPC and the Prevention Research Center, recently did an interview with Este University regarding…
September 16, 2011
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Do Video Games Influence Violent Behavior?

By:  Roanna Cooper, MA and Marc Zimmerman, PhD, MI-YVPC Director An op-ed article appeared recently in the The New York…
August 24, 2011
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From Broken Windows to Busy Streets

By: Marc Zimmerman, PhD, MI-YVPC Director Many urbanites follow the old adage of safety in numbers. They will choose to…
July 15, 2011

Who are those people walking around my neighborhood with clipboards?

As part of the MI-YVPC evaluation, we are conducting property assessments in the intervention and comparison areas.  The purpose of…
July 8, 2011

Welcome to the Michigan YVPC

Welcome to MI-YVPC Blog!  MI-YVPC seeks to empower youth and adults to create a more peaceful community in the Durant-Tuuri-Mott…
June 17, 2011