Community Leaders Focus on Collaboration
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the successes and tribulations of other organizations that have used this collaborative approach to address high violence. The impact of the group will also depend on how well its members are able to streamline and focus their diverse interests, and conduct their efforts in ways that can be properly evaluated and improved over time.

Peter K. B. St. Jean is the Executive Director and Founder of Peaceful World Movement, an adjunct professor in the Department of Criminal Justice at Governors State University and University at Buffalo Department of Sociology, and the Coordinator of Pathways to Responsible Fatherhood at Haymarket Center, Chicago. He is also the author of Pockets of Crime: Broken Windows, Collective Efficacy and the Criminal Point of View.