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Newark Community Street Team

Joined in December 2019

About Us

The Newark Community Street Team (NCST) was founded by Mayor Ras J. Baraka’s as the City’s community-based violence reduction strategy. NCST draws upon an evidence-based, trauma informed approach to violence reduction. NCST hires, trains and deploys Outreach workers and High Risk Interventionist in the South Ward and West Wards of Newark to:

  • Provide casework to those at greatest risk of becoming a victim or a perpetrator of violence
  • Engage in high-risk intervention, both mediating on-going disputes that may result in violence and preventing retaliation.
  • Offer Safe Passage at contracted schools
  • Provide support to crime survivors who are overlooked by traditional victim services agencies.

The Newark Community Street Team (NCST) was founded by Mayor Ras J. Baraka’s as the City’s community-based violence reduction strategy. NCST draws upon an evidence-based, trauma informed approach to violence reduction. NCST hires, trains and…

Issue Areas Include

  • Civic Engagement
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Victim Support

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