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Identifying community resources and assets

  • OJJDP Strategic Planning Tool includes a “Community Resource Inventory” that allows users to record and categorize information about their community organizations, programs, services, and activities into an online database.
  • The Community Toolbox, a service of the Work Group for Community Health and Development at the University of Kansas, provides information and a variety of tools for assessing community resources and needs.
  • MapYourCommunity. This interactive mapping tool, available on, helps users locate Federally supported youth programs in their communities.
  • Business Sector Action Checklist . Developed by the Prevention Institute, this is a list of concrete ways the business sector can support activities that prevent violence.