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Friday, April 27th, 2018

CID Speaker Series: Preventing Violence in Caracas: A Community-Based, Evidence-Informed Approach

When: 12:00pm-1:00pm
Where: Malkin Penthouse (4th floor Littauer Building) - Harvard Kennedy School

patinoSpeakers: Roberto Patino, Founder and CEO, Caracas Mi Convive & Thomas Abt, Senior Research Fellow, Center for International Development at Harvard University

About the talk: Caracas Mi Convive works in the poorest communities of Caracas, Venezuela to prevent violence by building trusting relationships between and among community members. Founder, CEO, and HKS alum Roberto Patino will engage with Thomas Abt, CID’s Senior Fellow for Security and Development for a dialogue on the role of community-based organizations in preventing violence in Latin America, and on how scientific evidence can help to guide the process. [More]