SXSW 2024

Community is the Future of Public Safety


The traditional approach to public safety—policing, prosecutions, and prison—has been failing for generations. A real alternative is community-centered solutions that are working in cities across the nation, addressing the root causes of violence and healing trauma in those communities. Learn how communities are re-defining public safety and the extraordinary impact these new approaches are having on current and future generations.

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  1. Learn about the impact of community-centered violence prevention and trauma healing programs.
  2. Identify the root causes of violence and acknowledge solutions that are actively creating safer communities.
  3. Provide suggestions and examples for city government leaders and policy makers to implement in their own cities.



Sierra Salser, Senior Account Executive, Fenton

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  • Event: SXSW
  • Format: Panel
  • Track: Government & Civic Engagement
  • Track 2
  • Level: Advanced

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