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$5.9 Million Grant Awarded for Youth Violence Prevention Work in Denver

The Center for the Study and Prevention of Violence at the University of Colorado Boulder has received a five-year $5.9 million grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to expand its youth violence prevention work in two Denver neighborhoods.  Preventing and reducing the risk for youth violence remains a significant challenge for communities across the country, said Beverly Kingston, director of the Center for the Study and Prevention of Violence in the Institute of Behavioral Science and principal investigator.  The full story is included in CU Boulder Today.