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Greg Saville
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No matter what they tell you, you don't have to stay between the lines.
No matter what they tell you, you don't have to stay between the lines.

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Clean-up in paradise - Barbados & litter control
Pirates of the Carribean - Exploring underwater wreck during deep water dives in Barbados by Gregory Saville It’s difficult to get worked up about crime in a place like Bridgetown, the capitol of Barbados. Surrounded by lush beaches, palm trees and bathed i...
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Smart cities & collective intelligence - Singapore's story
by Mateja Mihinjac Never did the reality of rapidly changing and technologically advanced cities become more apparent than during my recent visit to Singapore. Coming from a small European town with narrow medieval streets, city squares and few high rises i...
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Hijacked communties & the rule of law
Independence Hall, Philadelphia - the origins of U.S. law by Gregory Saville Thinking of the upcoming year and a resolution on how to improve our SafeGrowth work, I recently watched two new films on the brilliant Supreme Court Justice, Ruth Bader Ginsberg, ...
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Self-care and New Year's resolutions
Art Walk in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico - Pedestrians take over the street to socialize and enjoy evening art by Tarah Hodgkinson We spend many hours in our SafeGrowth training emphasizing the power of connectedness, social capital, and friendship circles.  In h...
Self-care and New Year's resolutions
Self-care and New Year's resolutions
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Meanwhile spaces - from liabilities to assets
Vacant land in Baltimore, fenced, blighted and ugly by Mateja Mihinjac Vacant land is concerning because it attracts vandalism, provides refuge for drug activity and squatting, and attracts other undesirable behavior.  In SafeGrowth we often find vacant lot...
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Emotionally intelligent-led classrooms
Students of policing need skills to better communicate with those in need, such as the homeless  by Tarah Hodgkinson As I watched my class struggle, I came to realize that conversational competence might be the single-most overlooked skill we fail to teach ...
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May they fail
Times Square echoes Bladerunner - hyper-commercialized, electronic billboards in every direction by Gregory Saville The writing on the shop walls and the floating billboards was Anglo-Chinese. On the street, cityspeak combined English, Chinese and Spanish, ...
May they fail
May they fail
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Reducing domestic violence
Domestic violence - behind palm trees and quiet suburban streets by Gregory Saville Every now and then it is worth examining the mechanics of successful crime reduction programs to see what parts work best. With that in mind, I was impressed by this year’s ...
Reducing domestic violence
Reducing domestic violence
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From desert to oasis - food access
Finding space for healthy food gardens on rooftops  by Mateja Mihinjac In the previous blog I wrote about the issue of food access and underlying problems that stem from inequality. We have learned in our SafeGrowth work that there is a connection between i...
From desert to oasis - food access
From desert to oasis - food access
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Access to food - Justice in the city
Community gardens in New York public housing - responding to food deserts by Mateja Mihinjac When a neighborhood team at our recent SafeGrowth workshop decided to tackle the issue of food access, the topic sparked my interest. As they uncovered the links be...
Access to food - Justice in the city
Access to food - Justice in the city
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