Building Pathways to Peace in Nashville

Pathways to Peace: Reimagining the Future of Public Safety for Youth and Communities was a landmark event in October 2023, uniting diverse voices in Nashville and beyond. Moderated by Grammy-nominated musician and advocate Aloe Blacc, the symposium brought together community leaders, policymakers, and young people to delve into pressing issues of youth justice and public safety. From evidence-informed strategies to community-driven initiatives, the discussions highlighted pathways to reduce violence, support youth, and foster safer neighborhoods. Held at Meharry Medical College, this symposium marked a pivotal moment in forging collaborative solutions for our communities’ well-being.