Cultivating Peace in Salinas

In an effort to improve health outcomes for children, youth, and families, the City of Salinas joined together with the Violent Injury Prevention Coalition (VIPC) and their foundation, Partners for Peace, to launch a community collaborative planning process. The resulting framework, Cultivating Peace in Salinas, focuses primarily on reducing youth violence but also addresses overall community well being.

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Seat Belt Usage in a Latino Community: Pittsburg, California

In Pittsburg, California a city that has a large Mexican American population, mothers were not putting their children in car seats while driving at the same rate as in the county overall. In response to this, a policy was passed which provided money to make car seats available to low-income families.

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