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Vacant Land Revitalization & Violence Prevention

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Everyone in Detroit wants to see it be the best that it can be. To the people that have called it home for generations to those who hope to make it that in the future. The Detroit Vacant Lot Reuse study, DLVR, hopes to serve the residents through a three-year-long observatory study that aims to measure the effects of community-engaged vacant lot reuse and the correlation to firearm-related injury/violence rates.

Can a revitalized lot decrease crime in your neighborhood?

Join us on Friday, June 14th, from 12:00 – 2:00 PM at the University of Michigan Detroit Center 3663 Woodward Ave, STE 150, Detroit, MI, and discuss the DLVR study findings with other invested community members. Refreshments and parking validation are included with registration.

Repurposing vacant lots can decrease violent crime.

Join special guests, Dr. Justin Heinze, PhD & Kathleen Howe, MPH, to explore the community-led projects that restore neighborhoods and deter violent crime in reclaimed spaces.

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