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Mayor's Task Force on Gang Violence Prevention

The Mayor’s Task Force on Gang Violence Prevention was established to review existing gang violence prevention programs and services, identify gaps, challenges and issues with existing programs and services, and prepare a report outlining actionable recommendations for combatting gang violence.

See the 2018 meeting schedule

Task Force Objectives:

  • Review and optimize the Task Force's terms of reference;
  • Develop a work plan and a timeline to guide Task Force work;
  • Liaise with members' respective agencies for assistance in identifying current regional programs and services for review and evaluation;
  • Identify and approach subject matter experts whose work and/or testimony would be beneficial to the work of the Task Force;
  • Determine the need for further information and research on gang violence prevention;
  • Prepare a final report outlining actionable recommendations for combatting gang violence;
  • Support the implementation of the Task Force's final report recommendations through the actions of the members' respective agencies; and
  • Receive and review input and presentations from agencies and academics.

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Committee Minutes:

2017 Meeting Minutes

Meeting minutes will be posted here once available.