Dr. David Springer is the Principal Investigator on a grant funded by the Department of Justice. He will lead a research team formed by Drs. Mike Lauderdale, Cal Streter, Yessenia Castro and Noel Landuyt to work with the Austin Police Department and other community key stakeholders to restore the Rundberg area. The goal of this multiyear effort is to Improve the quality of life, health, safety, education, and well-being of individuals living and working in the Rundberg neighborhood. This project is part of the Obama administration’s Neighborhood Revitalization Initiative.