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Center for Violence Prevention opens on UNI campus

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CEDAR FALLS (KWWL)--  The Center for Violence Prevention has opened at the University of Northern Iowa in Cedar Falls.

It's located in the Center for Mulitulcultral Diversity on campus.  The center was funded in part by a grant from the Department of Justice.

Keynote speaker and UNI alum Sen. Charles Grassley spoke at Friday's ceremony.

"By focusing on violence on college campuses, this center will focus on best practices for responding to and most importantly, preventing violence, '' said Sen. Grassley.

Besides UNI, the center also assists K-12 schools in surrounding communities.

 

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