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ERIC Number: ED460304
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998-Jul
Pages: 114
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
The Power of Prevention: Invest in It. Crime Prevention Month Action Kit, October 1998.
Kirby, Judy; Asato, Cathy
This kit from the Crime Prevention Coalition of America provides information about crime prevention, the history of crime prevention month, and materials for use in creating and hosting crime prevention programs and events. Contents include (1) "The Results of Investing in Crime Prevention"; (2) "Sample Press Release"; (3) "A Proclamation for Crime Prevention Month 1998"; (4) "The Beginning of Something Bigger," which discusses planning larger initiatives that start with crime prevention month events; (5) "Making a Presentation"; (6) "Publicizing Your Crime Prevention Month Event"; (7) "Celebrate Crime Prevention Month," a planning timeline in a checklist format; (8) "Asking for Stuff," which provides information about getting donations; (9) Web Resources"; (10) "Calendar of Special Observances" for October 1998 through August 1999; (11) "Selected Resources from NCPC" (National Crime Prevention Council); (12) "Products from A to Z," which lists phone numbers for "McGruff" and other licensed products for crime prevention; (13) "Crime Prevention Coalition of America." Short articles include tips and ideas, resources, and projects that groups can conduct to call attention to crime prevention. The kit also contains a selection of camera-ready materials, both in color, and in black and white, with suggestions for their use to help promote prevention awareness of crime, drugs, and violence. (EMK)
National Crime Prevention Council, Fulfillment Center, 1700 K St., NW, 2nd Floor, Washington, DC 20006-3817. Tel: 800-627-2911 (Toll Free); Web site:
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: Department of Justice, Washington, DC. Bureau of Justice Assistance.
Authoring Institution: National Crime Prevention Council, Washington, DC.