Greg Berman is the co-editor of Vital City’s policy journal and the distinguished fellow of practice at the Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation.
What is Vital City?
A new venture dedicated to advancing actionable ideas for enduring safety.
Our First Issue
This first issue of the Vital City policy journal is devoted to gun violence. It is one of the most pressing problems currently confronting New York and other cities, and has become ground zero in the war of ideas and ideologies about what makes us safe.
No Program Is a Panacea: The Fate of Focused Deterrence
Why are so many activists and academics ambivalent about an evidence-based approach to reducing violence?
Beyond Enforcement: New Responses to Quality-of-Life Concerns
Can cities find new ways to address disorder?