Kristen Di Luca

  • Program Specialist
  • Center for Youth, Family, & Community Partnerships, UNCG
  • 336-217-9735
  • 330 South Greene St., Suite 200
  • Greensboro NC

Kristen Di Luca earned her Master of Arts Degree in Sociology from UNC Greensboro in 2006 and her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology from Humboldt State University in 1998. She currently serves as a Program Specialist for the Center for Youth, Family and Community Partnerships at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Kristen brings six years of experience working with communities across the Middle District of North Carolina in implementing focused deterrence gun and gang violence reduction strategies. She is a strong advocate for building sustainable, community based approaches to violence reduction through implementation of evidence based prevention, intervention, and suppression comprehensive strategies. Her current projects include evaluation of overt drug market intervention,Project Safe Neighborhoods comprehensive partnerships, gang violence reduction models, statewide community-based reentry initiatives, youth violence prevention efforts and as well as supporting training and technical assistance across the State of North Carolina for sites implementing focused deterrence group violence reduction models.

There are 2 included publications by Kristen Di Luca :

TitleDateViewsBrief Description
A Collaborative Approach to Eliminating Street Drug Markets through Focused Deterrence 2009 2207 This report presents the evaluation process and findings from the grant, A Collaborative Approach to Eliminating Street Drug Markets through Focused Deterrence. This action research was conducted by a team of researchers from The University of North...
A Street-Drug Elimination Initiative: The Law Enforcement Perspective 2010 2010 Purpose– The purpose of this study is to elucidate the elements, developmental stages, and operational steps of an open-air drug market intervention employed in two North Carolina communities in an effort to produce a model that can be duplicated by ...