SaferSpaces: Active Public and Community Participation

Active Public and Community Participation

Local residents can become agents of change in their neighbourhoods and can provide government with necessary insights to meet a communities safety needs with tailor-made interventions. So the local communities need to play an active role in planning and implementing any safety measures to ensure a sustainable change and prevention of violence and crime.

In this section you can learn and discuss about the following:
• Sustainable forums for co-ordinated and collaborative action on community safety.
• Public and community participation in the development, planning and implementation of crime and violence prevention programmes and interventions.
• Public and private partnerships to support safety, crime and violence prevention programmes and interventions.
• And other relevant topics.


Catch up on the latest articles

Summary of the SaferSpaces Online Conference: Preventing Violence in South Africa - From policy making to evidence-based implementation
Summary of the SaferSpaces Online Conference: Preventing Violence in South Africa - From policy making to evidence-based implementation
Civic Engagement in Uncertain Times
27 May 2021 | by Ty Gamble-Eddington | Seriti Institute
Civic Engagement in Uncertain Times
“Call for active and resilient youth”: Launch of the Youth Ambassador Network
20 Apr 2021 | by Dambisa Dube
“Call for active and resilient youth”: Launch of the Youth Ambassador Network
Municipal Training on Community Safety Planning to Strengthen the Role of Local Government in Building Safer Communities
Municipal Training on Community Safety Planning to Strengthen the Role of Local Government in Building Safer Communities

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