Holyoke/ Chicopee Community Shannon Safety Initaitive

This project examines prevention and intervention strategies to prevent youth violence and gang involvement. Dr. Krezmien, the project's research partner, has developed a unique community-based research site and coordinates activities to ensure that programming is driven by empirical evidence. He is currently working on a risk assessment study that will examine the individual, familial, and community-based factors associated with risk for violence, substance abuse. and gang involvement.

Program Type: 

Impact Area: 

Program Impact Region: 

Program Participation: 

Program identifies community participants.

Program Start (and End Dates): 

January 1, 2010

Partner(s): 

Holyoke Police Department
138 Appleton St
Holyoke, MA 01040
United States
Boys and Girls Club of Greater Holyoke, Inc.
70 Nick Cosmos Way
Holyoke, MA 01040
United States
CareerPoint
850 High Street
Holyoke, MA 01040
United States
Holyoke Juvenile Probation Office
Holyoke Juvenile Court
121 Elm Street
Holyoke, MA 01040
United States
Hampden County District Attorney
224 Elm St
Westfield, MA 01085
United States
Boy's & Girl's Club of Chicopee
580 Meadow St
Chicopee, MA 01013
United States
NEARI Jump-Start Program
70 North Summer Street
Holyoke, MA 01040
United States
Hampden County Sheriff Department
736 State St
Springfield, MA 01109
United States
Holyoke Housing Authority
475 Maple St
Holyoke, MA 01040
United States

Program Director: 

Michael Krezmien

Program Director's Email Address: 

Program Contact: 

Michael Krezmien

Contact Email: 

UNIT: Colleges, Schools, Departments, Centers, and Institutes: 

College of Education/Student Development

Number of faculty involved: 

Student Involvement: 

No

This Project Receives External Funding: 

Yes

Assessment Mechanism: 

Yes