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Added Tuesday, May 31, 2016 by Action Alliance

Connecting the Dots: An Overview of the Links Among Multiple Forms of Violence

The purpose of this brief is to share research on the connections between different forms of violence
and describe how these connections affect communities. It is our hope that this information, combined
with your own practical experience, will help practitioners like you to think strategically and creatively
about how you can:

1. Prevent all types of violence from occurring in the first place.

2. Coordinate and integrate responses to violence in a way that recognizes these connections and
considers the individual in the context of their home environment, neighborhood, and larger


  • Connecting the dots_links to multiple forms of violence, 2014 Download