Engaging Rural Community Partners in Violence Prevention: Reflections on a Three-Year Pilot Project

Never before has such a successful Violence Prevention Response Team been created with as diverse a partnership in a rural, remote area. More than fifteen governmental and non-governmental agencies make up the Team, collaborating to develop inclusive vibrant solutions for survivors seeking resources. Our presentation would discuss the successes and hurdles of the Lake County Violence Prevention Team over three years, as well as offering guidance for other rural Colorado areas to build their own.