Research & Reports

We have developed numerous reports that explore many facets of our work. Often created in partnership with some of the most respected experts in their field, these reports offer actionable insights to help create a thriving Santa Cruz County.




As one of the longest-running community assessments in the county, the Santa Cruz County Community Assessment Project provides an in-depth look into our community's well being.


 2019 CAP snapshots

Full Report


Over the past 3 years, the Community Corrections Partnership Community Education and Engagement Workgroup (CCP CEEW) has worked to develop the Santa Cruz County Blueprint for Shared Safety: Survivors at the Center. The CCP CEEW, which includes representation from justice, government, community members, service providers, and survivors of crime, came together on a monthly base to grapple with complex issues and topics related to public safety and crime survivors/victims.


Santa Cruz County Blueprint for Shared Safety



Turning The Curve is our countywide strategic plan that offers recommendations on ways to address youth violence and taking success to scale.

Youth Violence Prevention Strategic Plan