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A community development approach to empowering communities affected by gang violence

"Empowerment for a community affected by group and gang violence is the ability to feel safe, to trust and not fear services locally; to access services when needed and ‘voice’ when services don’t work properly." In this blog, Paul and Sian offer four key ways community development approaches can help empower communities affected by these issues.

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Paul Bragman and Sian Penner are Big Local reps. Paul Bragman is a member of the Empowered Communities in the 2020s steering group.

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