Key Reports


Strategies to Prevent Violence in Louisville

This 122-page document was written by the Violence Prevention Work Group (VPWG) which comprised the work and resources of almost 100 community members representing various areas of the city. This group was co-chaired by Dr. LaQuandra Nesbitt and Dr. J. Blaine Hudson. This document, often referred to as the VPWG Report, provided the foundational support for the Office for Safe and Healthy Neighborhoods through its 42 recommendations.


Blueprint for Safe and Healthy Neighborhoods Phase One: Moving Louisville to Action

This brief document explains the framework for the first two years of the city’s violence prevention efforts which includes the vision, goals, and areas of concentration and governance structure for the OSHN.


Louisville's Blueprint for Safe and Healthy Neighborhoods Phase II: One Love Louisville

This document is a comprehensive community action plan that thoroughly outlines the history, focus, planning/implementation process and the 13 goals and 42 initiatives for the second two years of the city’s violence prevention efforts. The goals and initiatives were developed by 100+ community members representing various parts of the city over a six to eight month period. This document is also highlighted as the launch of the One Love Louisville: Be the One to Make a Difference campaign which focuses on encouraging all Louisville residents and friends to flex their citizenship muscle and get involved.


My Brother's Keeper (MBK)

This action plan is a response to The White House's My Brother's Keeper Challenge that was accepted by Mayor Greg Fischer in September 2014. This plan addresses challenges faced by boys and young men of color and focuses on removing the barriers that hinder them from reaching their full potential. MBKLou is a supplemental plan under the One Love Louisville action plan which aims to reduce and prevent homicides, suicides and overdoses throughout Louisville Metro.


The Office for Safe and Healthy Neighborhoods 2015 Annual Report

This report offers a comprehensive look at the work the work of the Office for Safe and Healthy Neighborhoods as well as an update towards our goals and initiatives.

One Love Louisville: Youth Edition

Lead by Louisville’s Mayor Greg Fischer and his Office for Safe and Healthy Neighborhoods, this plan puts forth 5 goals aimed at reducing youth involvement, exposure and impact of homicides, shootings, and aggravated assaults using the balanced and coordinated PIER (Prevention, Intervention, Enforcement and Re-Entry) approach. The Center for Disease Control’s Public Health Approach to youth violence is utilized and thus the goals focus on increasing positive outcomes and coordinating efforts in five systemic areas-community building, education, employment and economic development, health and social wellness and juvenile and criminal justice.


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My Brother's Keeper 2018 (MBK2018)

This report tracks the progress of Black Male Achievement work in Metro Louisville since Mayor Greg Fischer accepted the My Brother’s Keeper Challenge in 2014. This plan addresses the changes and progress of challenges faced by young men and boys of color. The 2018 MBK plan continues the format of exploring the current challenges and triumphs of young men and boys of color while also exploring the various programs and agencies engaging in Black Male Achievement work. The programs are divided by the original Six Milestones of the My Brother’s Keeper Challenge.

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One Love Louisville Phase III

This report updates the goals and initiatives outlined in the Phase II Blueprint, commonly known as the One Love Louisville report. This plan continues to mobilize community members and partners to continue their engagement in comprehensive violence reduction methods in Metro Louisville. The Phase III update will consolidate some of the previous goals and initiatives to reflect the updated needs of all citizens.

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