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May | June 2015

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On May 11–13, 2015, the National Forum on Youth Violence Prevention held its fourth National Summit in Arlington, VA. In a keynote address to the nearly 400 attendees, U.S. Attorney General Loretta E. Lynch heralded the efforts of the National Forum cities and applauded the reductions in homicide and juvenile violent crime rates experienced by the majority of the cities in 2014.

“Outstanding efforts like these are not only noteworthy—they are replicable and we are striving to bring them to more cities across the country,” said the Attorney General.

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