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 [...]

Will $300 Million for Gun Violence Prevention Reach Grassroots Groups?

“We’re asking the federal government to keep ensuring, number one, that law enforcement cannot jump to the front of the line,” Pastor Michael McBride Congress Approved Millions for Gun Violence Prevention. Will It Reach Grassroots Groups? The Trace - Chip Brownlee  April 18, 2022 An injection of at least $300 million for community groups is part of the Biden administration's larger [...]

Five Killed in Louisville Bank Shooting: Updates and Reactions from President Biden and Kentucky Leaders

Louisville shooting live updates: 5 victims killed inside bank, 9 injured ABC News - Emily Shapiro April 10, 2023 Five victims were killed and nine others were injured in a mass shooting at a bank in Louisville, Kentucky, on Monday morning, according to police. President Joe Biden tweeted Monday, "Once again, our nation mourns after a senseless act of gun violence." [...]

2023-04-11T10:07:55-04:00April 11th, 2023|Gun Violence, Mass Shootings, News|0 Comments

FACT SHEET: President Biden Signs Executive Order to Strengthen Racial Equity and Support for Underserved Communities Across the Federal Government

On his first day in office, President Biden signed Executive Order 13985, Advancing Racial Equity and Support for Underserved Communities Through the Federal Government. That Order emphasized the enormous human costs of systemic racism and persistent poverty, and provided a powerful and unprecedented mandate for all federal agencies to launch a whole-of-government approach to equity. Over the past two years, agencies have [...]

2023-02-16T10:55:27-05:00February 16th, 2023|News|0 Comments

FACT SHEET: The Biden-⁠Harris Administration’s Work to Make Our Communities Safer and Advance Effective, Accountable Policing

FACT SHEET: The Biden-⁠Harris Administration’s Work to Make Our Communities Safer and Advance Effective, Accountable Policing A young Black man should not have to fear for his life when stopped for an alleged traffic violation. And no one should have to put their life on the line to stop a mass shooter. At the State of the Union, Mrs. RowVaughn Wells and [...]

2023-02-08T10:02:49-05:00February 8th, 2023|News|1 Comment

FLASHBACK: Biden to Unveil Long-Awaited Executive Action on Guns

President Joe Biden will direct the administration to begin the process of requiring buyers of so-called ghost guns — homemade or makeshift firearms that lack serial numbers — to undergo background checks, according to three people who have spoken to the White House about the plans. | AP Photo/Evan Vucci Read more here.

2023-03-27T13:41:44-04:00April 7th, 2021|Gun Violence, News, Politics|0 Comments
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