Addressing Security by Creating a Sense of Community

Washington, DC (April 28, 2003)- Presented by Rick James: Research in the 1970s demonstrated a connection between land use patterns and crime. Since that time, a deeper understanding of the interplay of community, land use, and crime has emerged. This presentation discusses successful efforts to reduce crime through planning better neighborhoods.


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About the Smart Growth Speaker Series
The Smart Growth Speaker Series hosts speakers on a monthly basis to describe this new development paradigm, explore specific approaches, to foster dialog, and identify opportunities for positive change in growth and development patterns. Event sponsors are the Smart Growth Network, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, and the National Building Museum. The series, which is free to the public, is held at the National Building Museum, 401 F Street N.W, Washington D.C. (Judiciary Square Metro). Registration not required.
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