CNE in the News

Links to News Articles about the CNE’s Work

Josephs Are Poised to Restore America, by Jennifer Marshall, Real Clear Religion, September 21, 2011.

Here’s where the war on poverty is being won, by Cal Thomas, syndicated columnist in the Examiner and other newspapers. May 11, 2011.

Cal Thomas on Bob Woodson: Look Who’s Winning the War on Poverty, by Collette Caprara, The Foundry, Family and Religion. May 12, 2011.

Bob Woodson talks about issues facing inner city communities, 630 KHOW Talk Radio, Denver, CO. May 6, 2011.

The 20 Best Charities in America. By Greg Bocquet, The Mainstreet Letter and Yahoo Finance, (CNE ranked number 8 in the country). Article also carried as 10 the-best-charities-in-america Personal Finance News from Yahoo! December 20, 2010.

10 Service Groups Making a Difference. (CNE Violence-Free Zone), By Cathie Gandel, U.S. News & World Report, October 27, 2010.

Baylor University Study Finds Violence-Reduction Program Improves Safety and Attendance and Decreases Need for Police in Richmond, VA High School, Case Study by Byron Johnson and William Wubbenhorst, Baylor University, May 5, 2010. Case Study

Stop Kids from Killing Kids, by Clarence Page, Chicago Tribune, April 25, 2010.

Program Reduces Violence at Certain Schools, by Ann-Elise Henzi, Milwaukee Public Radio WUWM, March 24, 2010.

Organization says anti-violence program working in MPS, by Erin Richards, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, March 23, 2010.

Violence-Free Zone reduces crime around schools, new research says, by Erin Richards, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel blog, March 23, 2010.

A tale of peace from young voices on the South Side. By Christopher Paicely, Medill Reports, Chicago, March 16, 2010.

Turnaround Offers Lessons, by Sabri Ben-Achour, WAMU 88.5, November 17, 2009.

Fights at Vincent signal need for Violence Free Zones, by James Causey, Journal Sentinel, October 13, 2009.

How Do You Hit a Home Run? Editorial, Journal Sentinel, May 30, 2009.

Violence-Free Zone Helps Students Turn Their Lives Around, by Susan Bence, WUWM, May 29, 2009.

Wythe High School Reports Drop in Violence, Thanks to Partnership , Richmond Times Dispatch, Virginia, March 15, 2009.

Richmond School Board Hears Opposition to Cuts, Richmond Times Dispatch, Virginia, February 3, 2009.

Solutions needed to end teen murder, Editorial, Washington Times, January 12, 2009.

Keeping things safe, Violence Free Zones appear to be a viable tool in reducing violence in Milwaukee public schools, Journal Sentinel, January 16, 2009.

Violence and suspensions are down in Milwaukee Public Schools, WISN Channel 12, January 14, 2009.

Program helps battle violence in Milwaukee schools, by Erin Richards, Journal Sentinel, January 14, 2009.

Suspensions and Violence Decline in Some MPS Schools, by Susan Bence, WUWM, Milwaukee, January 14, 2009.

MPS “Violence-Free Zone” Report, TMJ4, Milwaukee, January 13, 2009.

Number of MPS students suspended is down 15%; Superintendent credits teacher training, violence programs, in decline. By Alan J. Borsuk, Journal Sentinel, December 2, 2008

Editorial: Curbing Youth Violence, The Washington Times, June 24, 2008.

DC Resists Mentor Program: Success Shown in Other Cities, by David Lipscomb, The Washington Times, June 23, 2008.

Talking Up Alternatives to Violence: Milwaukee Schools Cut Crime, Help Students with Program of Prevention , by Andrea Billups, The Washington Times, June 22, 2008.

Editorial: Safe places to learn; A new program to reduce disruptions in MPS high schools seems to be paying off. If that trend continues, it should be expanded into other schools. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Jan. 29, 2008.

Less Fighting, MPS Says: Intervention program at six high schools credited for reducing disruptions by 25%. By Dani McClain, JSOnline, January 24, 2008 and Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, January 25, 2008.

MPS Violence Free Zone Program Working. Tom Murray and Katie DeLong, TMJ4 TV, Thursday, January 24, 2008.

Violence Free Zone Program Gets Results. Joanne Williams, FOX 5 TV. January 24, 2008. (Video clip on line)

Drug czar praises city’s program. 7 advisers work with 100 Douglass High students in faith-based plan. By Sara Neufeld, The Baltimore Sun, April 18, 2007.

Reform the schools, reduce violence. By Robert L. Woodson, Sr., The Washington Times, April 15, 2007.

Program is winning the fight against violence. South Division gets help from community mentors. By FELICIA THOMAS-LYNN, The Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, April 14, 2007.

DC Campaign to Prevent School Violence. The mayor’s office has started a massive effort to prevent school violence. The plan involved putting community groups inside of city schools who can relate to kids. By Sherri Ly, Fox 5 News, Washington, DC. February 21, 2007.

A new initiative could make District students safer. Mayor Adrian Fenty launched the Safe Schools Initiative to protect young people from crime and violence inside and outside their schools. By Phyllis Armstrong, Channel 9 News, February 21, 2007.

Officials Seek To Curb Violence In D.C. Schools. A new effort is building to curb crime and violence that plagues some D.C. public schools. Officials said the plan goes beyond just adding more police patrols and security officers and begins with a simple idea — reach students before they get involved in violence. By Tom Sherwood, News Channel 4, February 21, 2007.

Fenty to boost police presence at key schools. Safety initiative includes a program to create violence-free zones at Johnson and Anacostia. That program will be headed by the Center for Neighborhood Enterprise, the East Capitol Center for Change and Peacoholics,  By Gary Emerling, THE WASHINGTON TIMES. February 22, 2007.

Fenty Targets School Violence. Advisers to Patrol 2 Ward 8 Facilities. By Robert E. Pierre. THE WASHINGTON POST. February 22, 2007.

Fenty plan to protect students from violence. By Courtney Mabeus, The Examiner, Feb 22, 2007.

Robert Woodson, Sr., Compassionate Conservative. By Joseph Young, The Washington Informer, February 7, 2007.

Brokering Peace, In neighborhoods where violence is rife, Peaceoholics confront troublemaking youths to persuade them to settle their beefs nonviolently. By Robert E. Pierre, The Washington Post, January 14, 2007.

South Division Gets Some Help; Youth advocates from Latino Community Center a calming presence at MPS school. By Georgia Pabst. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. January 1, 2007.

Gang Intervention Leader Shows Teens An Alternative, By LAURA GRIFFIN / Special Contributor to THE DALLAS MORNING NEWS, November 12, 2006.

‘Violence-Free’ PG Schools Thrive, Prince George’s County officials yesterday hailed the success of the Violence-Free Zone school program, which they say has helped curb classroom disturbances and improve student performance at two high schools. By Arlo Wagner. THE WASHINGTON TIMES, November 21, 2006.

Student Anti-Violence Programs Succeeding, Schools Chief Says. Violence Free Zones at Bladensburg, Largo may spread to all county high schools, Deasy says. By Guy Leonard, GAZETTE.NET, MARYLAND NEWSPAPERS ONLINE. November 22, 2006.

Prince George’s Co. Says School Anti-Violence Program Working. Prince George’s County school officials are crediting an anti-violence program that began last year with improving student behavior. By Joe Rogalsky, THE EXAMINER, Nov 22, 2006.