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Acknowledgements

Acknowledgements

This guide is the result of a collective effort on the part of the Business and Philanthropic Engagement Working Group of the National Forum on Youth Violence Prevention (Eugene Schneeberg, Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Office of Faith Based Initiatives; Anna Johnson, Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Office of Communications Suzanne Immerman, Department of Education; Mark Roscoe, Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Office of Faith Based Initiatives, Robin Delaney-Shabazz, Department of Justice Office of Justice Programs, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention; Jack Calhoun, Senior Consultant, Department of Justice; Lyman Legters, (Casey Family Programs) Senior Fellow, Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention. Members of the Working Group planned and carried out a series of interviews with Forum site leaders and philanthropic leaders with the intent to develop a product to support sites in engaging business and philanthropic partners in their local violence prevention efforts. The guide is in alignment with the Forum's strategic plan, which has a specific focus on business and philanthropic engagement.

Thanks to all of the Forum sites and Philanthropic partners for participating in the interviews and providing such invaluable information and insights. Special thanks to Jack Calhoun for taking on the bulk of the interviews, compiling the information, and writing the original draft of this document.

In partnership,

Lyman Legters, Chair
Business and Philanthropic Engagement Working Group
National Forum on Youth Violence Prevention