USC National Safe Schools Digital Summit

On October 24, 2018, the University of Southern California presented the inaugural National Safe Schools Digital Summit. The nationally live-streamed event presented three panel discussions, as well as remarks from leaders in school violence prevention. Click here to watch the Summit’s recorded panel discussions.

Distinguished Speaker Series – Malcolm Nance

On August 7, 2018, the Safe Communities Institute hosted intelligence and counterterrorism expert Malcolm Nance to explore his New York Times bestseller, The Plot to Destroy Democracy: How Putin and His Spies Are Undermining America and Dismantling the West. Click here to watch the full program.

Black Identity Extremism (BIE) Forum

On February 2, 2018, Congresswoman Karen Bass joined the Safe Communities Institute for an open discussion about an FBI document she is concerned will lead to police violence against young black activists due to the Bureau’s “Black Identity Extremism” designation. Click here to watch the full program.

SCI Summit: Global Solutions in the Age of ​Homegrown Violent Extremism

On November 14, 2017, the Safe Communities Institute hosted a summit on extremism, convening counterterrorism experts, local and international city stakeholders, and nonprofit leaders to develop a more informed and engaged community. Click here to watch the summit panel discussions and keynote addresses.

Officer Spotlight: Los Angeles Police Department Captain Marc Reina. A recent graduate of SCI’s Public Safety Leadership Program, Capt. Reina has been an advocate for child welfare and has worked closely with the Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services. Thank you Captain Reina for your service! Read more.