About Us

The KU Center for Community Health and Development is administering a grant awarded to the KU Center for Research by the Department of Human and Health Services, Office of Minority Health, which provides funding for this project.

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Our Mission

Together Helping Reduce Youth Violence through Equity

 

 

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Our Vision

Empowered Youth Thriving and Prospering in a Safe Community

 

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Our Goals

To improve youth outcomes by coordinating community efforts to address risk and protective factors.

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Our ThrYve Approach

Project Components

View our ThrYve approach here.
Citation: Center for Community Health and Development. (2018). ThrYve Approach. Lawrence, KS: University of Kansas. Retrieved from https://wethryve.ctb.ku.edu/approach/

Education, College, & Career Readiness Supports
Community-Based Program Electives
Parent & Family Engagement
System Advisory Board
Youth Violence Prevention & Intervention Program
Out-of-School Time Supports
Neighborhood Risk Factors in Kansas City, Kansas

Youth Reports

28 %
DO NOT FEEL SAFE
23 %
FIGHTS ARE COMMON
18 %
CRIME AND DRUGS COMMON

Heal The Violence: The Docuseries

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