This policy brief draws on research conducted by the Centre for the Study of Violence and Reconciliation (CSVR) on the Community Work Programme (CWP), a public employment initiative. It discusses the ways in which the CWP has been used to address crime. It recommends several ways that the CWP can best be used as a violence prevention tool.
David Bruce is a Johannesburg-based independent researcher and writer working in the fields of policing, crime and criminal justice. He obtained his Master's Degree Public and Development Management and Bachelor's Degree Bachelor of Arts with majors in Legal Theory and Industrial Sociology from The University of the Witwatersrand.