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UMD Collaborative Study Assesses How Green Space Can Potentially Reduce Gun Violence and Violent Crime to Make Neighborhoods Safer and Healthier; As violent crime and gun violence continues during COVID-19, a new collaborative study from University of Mar

Apr 07, 2020 - PR Newswire

PR Newswire

COLLEGE PARK, Md., April 7, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- In addition to green space having measurable effects on mental and physical health, a recent collaborative study out of UMD, Cornell University, and the University of Virginia (UVA) found that well designed and maintained green spaces can potentially reduce gun violence and violent crime, making communities and cities safer and healthier. Alternatively, green spaces and parks that aren't designed with safety in mind or are...