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  3. National Forum Strategic Plan 2011-2015

National Forum Strategic Plan 2011-2015

Vision and Goals


“A vibrant national network of federal and local stakeholders who, through the use of multi-disciplinary partnerships, balanced approaches and data-driven strategies, strengthen communities so that they may better prevent violence and promote the safety, health, and development of the nation’s youth.”


  1. Elevate youth and gang violence as an issue of national significance.
  2. Enhance the capacity of participating localities, as well as others across the country, to more effectively prevent youth and gang violence.
  3. Sustain progress and systems change through engagement, alignment, and assessment.

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