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City of New Orleans December 10, 2012. New Orleans Working Session Team Dr. Karen DeSalvo, NOHD Jonathan Bertsch, KIPP New Orleans Schools Roxanne Franklin,

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1 City of New Orleans December 10, 2012

2 New Orleans Working Session Team Dr. Karen DeSalvo, NOHD Jonathan Bertsch, KIPP New Orleans Schools Roxanne Franklin, Mayor’s Innovation Delivery Team Chris Gunther, NOHD Johnetta Pressley, Office of Criminal Justice Coordination Shane Jones, USAO Tyronne Walker, Mayor’s Innovation Delivery Team Commander Kim Williams, NOPD

3 New Orleans’ murder rate has been 7-8x the national average for over 30 years

4 Mayor Landrieu: “You can never be happier than your saddest child…It is our responsibility to fix this problem.”

5 “New Orleans middle-school students describe high rates of depression” Times-Picayune, December 3, 2012

6 NOLA FOR LIFE Stop the Shootings Invest in Prevention Promote Jobs and Opportunities Get Involved and Rebuild Neighborhoods Improve the NOPD

7 Embracing the Public Health Approach

8 What does the public health approach bring to the table? Focus on prevention: preventing violence before it occurs Data-driven: targeting risk and protective factors Collaborative: building multi-disciplinary partnerships Population-based: situating the individual within the larger societal framework

9 Goals 1)Engage youth, parents, and community stakeholders in the planning process. 2)Support existing initiatives under the NOLA for Life plan. 3)Expand the implementation of evidence-based prevention programs. 4)Coordinate interagency information sharing.

10 Engage youth, parents, and community stakeholders in the planning process Creating the infrastructure to sustain youth voice Community listening sessions Building relationships with community partners

11 Support existing initiatives under the NOLA for Life plan “Flip the Script” public awareness campaign Family violence prevention in WIC clinics CeaseFire New Orleans (Gary Slutkin model) Group Violence Reduction Strategy (David Kennedy model) Schools trauma response initiative

12 Expand the implementation of evidence-based prevention programs Coordinating existing resources Positive behavior interventions and supports Character education and social and emotional learning Drug and alcohol prevention programs

13 Coordinate interagency information sharing Collecting data relevant to youth violence Information sharing agreements Building analytic capacity Using data to drive implementation

14 Challenges Deeply ingrained culture of violence Extremely high rates of trauma and associated mental health disorders Need to work with schools on a “bottom up” approach Historic distrust of public process Recent cuts to mental health services Little data on youth violence and related risk factors

15 Opportunities Committed high-level leadership NOLA for Life: existing plan focusing on murder reduction NFYVP: opportunity to focus on prevention earlier in the life course Education reform movement Strong support from community partners Health Department’s transformation toward integrated health, human, and social services


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