Banner: Violence Prevention in partnership with the National Forum on Youth Violence Prevention

Other Youth Topics


Every young person in Philadelphia has a fundamental right to live in a safe neighborhood with the opportunity to realize a fulfilling adult life.  To prevent youth violence in Philadelphia, we will strive to create safe environments that support the development of healthy, thriving, productive citizens through a city-wide, multi-disciplinary approach aligning prevention, intervention, enforcement, re-entry, and data evaluation efforts.

Points of Contact:

Richard Greenwald
Executive Director and Assistant to the Mayor for Youth Violence Prevention
City of Philadelphia

Julie Wertheimer
Deputy Director for Policy, Programs and Administration
City of Philadelphia