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Orlando Gun violence declining in sync with new CVI program

Orlando Gun violence declining in sync with new CVI program, OPD data show People involved in urban gun violence often live in communities defined by decades of disinvestment and isolation from state institutions, social services and education that could help them succeed. They're also often struggling with trauma, says Live Free USA’s Antonio Cediel, who helps communities like Orlando launch gun violence [...]

2023-12-12T17:10:46-05:00November 15th, 2023|Case Study, Gun Violence|0 Comments

Record-breaking Gun Deaths in the U.S. – Understanding the Data Behind America’s Deadliest Year

What the data says about gun deaths in the U.S. Pew Research Center - John Gramlich February 3, 2023   More Americans died of gun-related injuries in 2020 than in any other year on record, according to recently published statistics from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). That included a record number of gun murders, as well as a [...]

2023-06-05T10:32:02-04:00May 8th, 2023|Case Study, Gun Violence, News|0 Comments

Report Reveals America’s 15 Safest and Most Dangerous Cities for 2023: Find out Where Your City Ranks

Report Ranks America’s 15 Safest (And Most Dangerous) Cities For 2023 Forbes - Laura Begley Bloom January 31, 2023 Although data shows that violent crime rates dropped in cities across the United States last year, crime is an increasing concern among many Americans—whose fears are only likely to grow with incidents like the recent spike in mass shootings.  For the third [...]

2023-06-05T10:32:42-04:00May 6th, 2023|Case Study, News, Reports|0 Comments

Reduce Gun Violence: Prioritizing Community-based Interventions

Community-Based Violence Interventions: Proven Strategies To Reduce Violent Crime Center for American Progress - Akua Amaning and Hassen Bashir Leaders around the nation should prioritize community-based violence intervention programs to reduce gun violence and violent crime more broadly. Across America, communities are struggling to combat rising gun violence. Although overall crime rates remain low, the sale of firearms and instances of [...]

Indianapolis: An Unlikely Case Study in Co-Governance

Indianapolis: An Unlikely Case Study in Co-Governance Progressive organizers have a policy problem. Left-leaning organizations often focus on electoral politics and are unable to support progressive action by lawmakers after election day. (U.S. Rep. Kyrsten Sinema of Arizona is the country’s most dramatic example of the gap between electoral mobilization and policy advocacy.) But even when progressive advocates succeed in passing [...]

2023-03-10T09:53:43-05:00March 10th, 2023|Case Study, News, Politics, Reports|0 Comments

Violence Intervention: Can Community Programs Help Slow the Rise in Violence?

Amid a murder crisis in America, governments are investing millions in local, non-police programs. The violence intervention workers leading them are now under pressure to prove their worth. Co-published with The New Yorker ProPublica is a nonprofit newsroom that investigates abuses of power. Sign up to receive our biggest stories as soon as they’re published. This story is exempt from ProPublica’s Creative Commons license [...]

2023-03-10T10:14:32-05:00February 3rd, 2023|Case Study, News, Past Events, Reports|0 Comments


KILLED, IGNORED, NEVER FORGOTTEN: CHICAGO'S UNSOLVED HOMICIDES Chicago has too many murders, and too many of these murders go unsolved. On average, only one out of every two murders is solved in the United States; in predominantly black Chicago neighborhoods this statistic drops to only one out of every six. According to the CDC, homicide remains a leading cause of death [...]

2023-03-10T10:18:59-05:00January 26th, 2023|Case Study, News, Reports|0 Comments
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