CITED AS MODEL PROGRAM BY NATIONAL AGENCIES AND ORGANIZATIONS
The National Association of Students Against Violence Everywhere (SAVE) and its members have been recognized for their youth led violence prevention efforts by a number of organizations and violence prevention experts.
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention –
SAVE recognized as school safety and youth safety resource.
- National Dropout Prevention Resource Center –
SAVE Recognized as Model Program. SAVE has Strong Evidence of Effectiveness. These programs have been in existence for three years or more. They were evaluated using an experimental design conducted by an external evaluation team and have strong empirical evidence demonstrating program effectiveness in reducing dropout and/or increasing graduation rates and/or having significant impact on dropout-related risk factors.
- The National Criminal Justice Reference Service (NCJRS)
Administered by the Office of Justice Programs at the US Department of Justice recently placed the Spotlight on Students Against Violence Everywhere. The NCJRS states that “Students Against Violence Everywhere chapters emphasize and encourage an attitude of nonviolence. Through school and community events, students in elementary, middle, and high school promote nonviolent solutions to conflicts.”
- Striving to Reduce Youth Violence Everywhere (STRYVE) –
SAVE is a STRYVE action committee organization and is recognized as an information resource for youth violence prevention.
- National Task Force on Children Exposed to Violence –
Part 2: SAVE Youth Advisory Board Chair, Nigel Cox, testifies before National Task Force on Children Exposed to Violence. 11/29/11
- Office of Justice Programs:
MEDIA ADVISORY: ATTORNEY GENERAL’S NATIONAL TASK FORCE ON CHILDREN EXPOSED TO VIOLENCE TO HOLD PUBLIC HEARING IN BALTIMORE: SAVE Youth Advisory Board Chair Nigel Cox speaks to Task Force – 11/17/11