Community Violence Reduction Dashboard
The city has adopted a public health approach to reduce violence in Charlotte. The strategy, which prioritizes preventative measures to address violent crime, relies on research and data, agency partnerships and community grassroots support.
To launch the strategy, the city developed the
Community Violence Data Dashboard. The dashboard will help government, nonprofit and community-based agencies better understand violent crime in Charlotte, the factors that lead to violence and the resources needed for prevention.
City staff will update the dashboard monthly with violent crime statistics. Partner agencies will provide information on other factors that impact violent crime including poverty, education, and employment.
Learn more about
the city's public health approach to reduce violent crime and explore the Community Violence Data Dashboard.
Jumpstart Safety Micro-Grants
In 2018, the city launched the
Jumpstart Safety Micro-Grant Program. The grant program helps fund the efforts of Charlotte-based groups and organizations whose works focuses on equality, equity and race relations. This capacity-building strategy has funded small projects in neighborhoods and areas that have been historically hard to reach by government agencies.
The program provides up to $2,500 per project for work in the areas of crime fighting and prevention, conflict mediation, family stability, addressing racial segregation and creating opportunities for Charlotte youth and their parents.