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Video: Cleaning Up Vacant Lots Can Curb Urban Crime

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Video: Cleaning Up Vacant Lots Can Curb Urban Crime

October 22, 2019
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Editor’s note: This video was created as a part of Manhattan Institute’s Urban Policy Series 2019.

John M. MacDonald (University of Pennsylvania) and Charles Branas (Columbia University) draw on their years-long study of the Philadelphia LandCare program to show how cleaning and greening vacant lots can dramatically deter crime.

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