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Running Head: CASE STUDY1Case Study 1Student’s NameInstitutional Affiliation
CASE STUDY2Case Study 1The Baltimore Comprehensive Communities Program was initiated the 1990s in an attempt to curb the spiral of decay that had come to characterize the city. The crime in the city had risen from 27.5 to 48.2 per 100,000 per population for murder (Roth & Kelling, 2004). Othertypes of crime had also gone up. After the city won a $100 million grant for the CCP initiative, several partners came together to implement the program (Roth & Kelling, 2004). These were The Citizen Planning and Housing Association (CPHA), the Community Law Center (CLC), the mayor's office, and the Baltimore Police Department (Roth & Kelling, 2004). Positive Aspects of the InitiativeThe initiative had several positive aspects associated with it. First, the partners involved played a role they had an experience. The CPHA had experience in community organizing, CLC consisted of lawyers active in community-based organizations. The Baltimore police were willing to engage the community. Additionally, the community in which the initiative targeted was willing to participate in the program. The initiative had a strong partner, CPHA. At the begging of the project, the association brought with it five decades of community organizing experience in a community burdened by the drug crisis. The experience created an atmosphere of trust. In the criminal remedying phase,