Hemenway’s violence prevention work lauded

David Hemenway, who has spent much of his career studying youth violence and implementing violence prevention programs, has received the Striving for Social Justice Award from Community Works, an umbrella organization that comprises 34 social justice groups. Hemenway, professor of health policy at the Harvard School of Public Health, is the director of the the Harvard Injury Control Research Center and the Youth Violence Prevention Center.

“David is someone who cares a great deal about his community,” Community Works Executive Director Fran Froehlich said at the November 15, 2011 award ceremony.

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