Safe Communities America is part of an international movement to improve partnerships, enhance injury prevention efforts and promote safety at the local level. The
International Safe Communities network includes more than 300 communities.
Regional networks also were developed to facilitate further collaboration among Safe Communities members. Safe Communities America is a founding member of the Pan Pacific Safe Communities regional network, which includes more than 100 communities from
New Zealand, and the
PPSCN International Support Center
The Kentucky Injury Prevention and Research Center (KIPRC) is the PPSCN International Support Center for the United States. As a PPSCN Support Center, they provide education, support, assistance and advice on safety promotion and injury- and violence-prevention to the communities in the U.S. and the Pan Pacific region. PPSCN International Support Centers work in conjunction with their national accrediting center and are committed to the principles and framework of the PPSCN. KIPRC was reaccredited a PPSCN International Support Center in November 2017.