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Injury and Violence Prevention Partners

NACCHO participates in a number of collaborative efforts to address the causes of injury and violence across the nation.

Injury and Violence Prevention Stakeholders Group

As a member of the Injury and Violence Prevention Stakeholders group, NACCHO works to support the work of the CDC National Center for Injury Prevention and Control. Stakeholder resources include downloadable overviews of programmatic areas, modifiable fact sheets, a calendar of upcoming briefings, hearings, and other injury and violence prevention-related events. NACCHO also shares information and discusses strategies at regular government relations and policy meetings.

National Coordinating Committee on School Health and Safety

The Health Resources and Services Administration’s National Coordinating Committee on School Health and Safety brings together representatives of major national education, health, safety, and nutrition organizations and relevant federal agencies to collaboratively promote policies and programs that advance health, safety, and academic success for all children and adolescents.

National School Safety Coalition

The goal of the National School Safety Coalition is to get vital safety and recall information to every school and every parent to protect every child. The National School Safety Coalition provides safety and recall information and works to identify emerging hazards and risks to children.

Safe Routes to School National Partnership

The Safe Routes to School National Partnership’s mission is to advocate for safe walking and bicycling to and from schools, and in daily life, to improve the health and well-being of America’s children and to foster the creation of livable, sustainable communities. The Partnership sets goals, shares best practices, leverages infrastructure and program funding, and advances policy change to help agencies that implement Safe Routes to School programs.

Striving To Reduce Youth Violence Everywhere (STRYVE)

STRYVE is a national initiative led by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to prevent youth violence before it starts among young people ages 10 to 24. STRYVE’s vision is safe and healthy youth who can achieve their full potential as connected and contributing members of thriving, violence-free families, schools, and communities.  As member of the STRYVE Action Council, NACCHO collaborates with the CDC and other Action Council members to expand and enhance STRYVE’s community guidance, promote STRYVE, and build momentum for its implementation. The initiative offers training, resources, and collaboration spaces that community members, organizations, and leaders can use to develop, implement, and evaluate youth violence prevention approaches.