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Front Row from left to right: Kendra Lara, Tara Small, Minister of National Security Wayne N.M. Perinchief, Premier of Bermuda Paula Cox, Conan Harris, Laurie Jo Wallace (Health Resources in Action), Bermudian Gang Mediation Coordinator Dale Jackson Back row from left to right: Kevin Ryner, Edward Powell, Mo Barbosa (Health Resources in Action).


Changing Gang Culture Through Intervention
Listen to an audio clip of a WGBH, Boston Public Radio, broadcast featuring an interview with StreetSafe Boston
Executive Director Ed Powell

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Homicides among black males spike

Boston ranks 6th for cities with the sharpest
rise in homicides amongst black males*

81% of homicides in Boston occur
within four neighborhoods*


StreetSafe Boston aims to contribute to a reduction of violence in Boston by focusing interventions on approximately 20 of the City’s most active gangs in neighborhoods disproportionately affected by gang violence.


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Successful Community Partnership Brings Together YouthConnect and StreetSafe Boston. 

Youth Connect video featuring StreetSafe Boston


StreetSafe Focus Communities

A strong collaboration of community based organizations, faith based organizations, city agencies and funders are aligned around two core strategies in five neighborhoods:

  • South End/Lower Roxbury
  • Dudley Square area in Roxbury
  • Grove Hall area in Roxbury
  • Bowdoin Street and Geneva Avenue sections of Dorchester
  • Morton and Norfolk Street sections of Dorchester 



Bright Idea logo   StreetSafe Boston was designated a Bright Idea by the Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation at Harvard's Kennedy School.Please read the press release.





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