What is Safe & Sound Hillsborough?

The Hillsborough County Community Violence Prevention Collaborative (VPC or Collaborative) was created in the summer of 2013 as an initiative to transform the way local policy makers address violence. This initiative shifts policy from a public safety to a public health model and aligns community and professional stakeholders to develop a comprehensive prevention and intervention approach.

Our Vision

Working together to build strong families, safe schools and healthy neighborhoods.

 

Our Values

Violence is preventable.
Address the gaps to ensure all children and youth have nurturing and supportive families and communities.
Build on strengths of youth, families, professionals and community.
Promote the value of equity and ensure equal opportunities by investing resources where they will have the greatest impact and improving the infrastructure of neighborhoods where social problems have accumulated.
Focus on those at risk due to exposure to child maltreatment, intimate partner violence and community violence.

Our Goals

Support the Health and Well-Being of All Families
Cultivate a Connected Community
Improve Conditions in Neighborhoods Most Impacted by Violence
Coordinate Efforts to Maximize our Impact

How We Got Started

The Hillsborough County Community Violence Prevention Collaborative (VPC or Collaborative) was created in the summer of 2013 as an initiative to transform the way local policy makers address violence. This initiative shifts policy from a public safety to a public health model and aligns community and professional stakeholders to develop a comprehensive prevention and intervention approach…

What is Safe & Sound Hillsborough?

The Hillsborough County Community Violence Prevention Collaborative (VPC or Collaborative) was created in the summer of 2013 as an initiative to transform the way local policy makers address violence. This initiative shifts policy from a public safety to a public health model and aligns community and professional stakeholders to develop a comprehensive prevention and intervention approach.

Our Vision

Working together to build strong families, safe schools and healthy neighborhoods.

 

Our Values

Violence is preventable.
Address the gaps to ensure all children and youth have nurturing and supportive families and communities.
Build on strengths of youth, families, professionals and community.
Promote the value of equity and ensure equal opportunities by investing resources where they will have the greatest impact and improving the infrastructure of neighborhoods where social problems have accumulated.
Focus on those at risk due to exposure to child maltreatment, intimate partner violence and community violence.

Our Goals

Support the Health and Well-Being of All Families
Cultivate a Connected Community
Improve Conditions in Neighborhoods Most Impacted by Violence
Coordinate Efforts to Maximize our Impact

How We Got Started

The Hillsborough County Community Violence Prevention Collaborative (VPC or Collaborative) was created in the summer of 2013 as an initiative to transform the way local policy makers address violence. This initiative shifts policy from a public safety to a public health model and aligns community and professional stakeholders to develop a comprehensive prevention and intervention approach…

Events

 

East Tampa All Call Meeting

You are Invited to the East Tampa All Call Meeting scheduled to meet on Friday, March 10, 2017 from 6:00-8:00 PM located at Cyrus Greene Park, located at 2101 East Dr. MLK Jr. Boulevard, Tampa, FL 33603 The purpose of this meeting is to reduce violence in your...

Paint for Peace (A Community Anti-Violence Movement)

Safe & Sound Hillsborough is excited to participate in the Paint for Peace Event, a community anti-violence movement being hosted by the Corporation to Develop Communities of Tampa. The event is on Saturday, January 21st, 2017 from 9AM-4PM at Al Barnes Park,...

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"An architect of the "Boston miracle," Rev. Jeffrey Brown started out as a bewildered young pastor watching his Boston neighborhood fall apart around him, as drugs and gang violence took hold of the kids on the streets. The first step to recovery: Listen to those kids, don't just preach to them, and help them reduce violence in their own neighborhoods. It's a powerful talk about listening to make change".

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