Mobilizing communities to implement evidence-based practices in youth violence prevention: the state of the art.

@article{Backer2011MobilizingCT,
  title={Mobilizing communities to implement evidence-based practices in youth violence prevention: the state of the art.},
  author={Thomas E. Backer and Nancy Guerra},
  journal={American journal of community psychology},
  year={2011},
  volume={48 1-2},
  pages={31-42}
}
Community mobilization can increase the effective implementation of evidence-based practices (EBPs) in youth violence prevention. These strategies bring together people and organizations in a community to try to solve or reduce a problem. They help communities address the challenges of identifying EBPs, disseminating them to local decision-makers, and then implementing and sustaining them if they are successful. Science-based systems for implementing EBPs such as PROSPER and Communities That… CONTINUE READING

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