gun violence

Firearm Mortality by State

Firearm mortality statistics in the United States reveal significant concerns regarding the impact of firearms on public health and safety. As of 2019, firearms were involved in approximately 37% of all homicides, making them a prominent factor in violent deaths. Additionally, around 51% of suicides were carried out using firearms, highlighting the urgent need to address the association between firearm availability [...]

2023-07-25T12:52:03-04:00July 25th, 2023|Events, Gun Violence, News, Reports|0 Comments

Levi’s and Giants Team Up with Live Free for Gun Violence Awareness

Annually, the San Francisco Giants and Levi's® join forces through the Community Advocate program to showcase and bolster nonprofit organizations in the Bay Area. In line with our ongoing commitment, this year's campaign focuses on supporting initiatives dedicated to preventing gun violence within our communities. Together, we strive to make a meaningful impact and foster safer environments for all. Live Free [...]

2023-06-23T18:27:20-04:00June 23rd, 2023|Events, Gun Violence, News|0 Comments

Join Live Free USA, Google, and Love Not Blood for ‘A Father’s Heart’: Part Two of the ‘Archaeology of Silence’ Speaker Series at De Young Museum in San Francisco

Join LIVE FREE USA and Co-Presenters Google and the Love Not Blood Campaign on Saturday, June 17th at 12:00 p.m. PST for part two of our ongoing “Archaeology of Silence” Speaker series.  Held at the de Young Museum in San Francisco, this second installment, “A Father’s Heart,” will bring together Black men who have lost their children to state violence and [...]

2023-06-09T12:26:15-04:00June 9th, 2023|Events, Gun Violence, Police Brutality|0 Comments

Mothers Who Lost Children to Violence Speak Out: a Panel Discussion with Gwen Carr, Wanda Cooper, and More

Over Mother's Day weekend, we had the opportunity to listen to the voices of women who have experienced the heartbreaking loss of their children due to systemic violence. It was a time to honor and celebrate the lives of their beloved children while also learning about the courageous fight these women are undertaking to seek justice on their behalf. Panelist: Gwen [...]

2023-06-08T18:22:37-04:00June 8th, 2023|Events, Gun Violence, Police Brutality|0 Comments

Ajike “AJ” Owens- Black Mother of Four Fatally Shot by White Neighbor in Florida: Community Demands Justice

A tragic incident unfolded in Florida where Ajike "AJ" Owens, a Black mother of four, lost her life due to a fatal shooting. The incident occurred following a dispute with her white neighbor, who allegedly subjected her children to racial slurs. This heartbreaking event has raised concerns and calls for justice within the community. According to local officials, a disagreement had [...]

2023-06-06T16:24:29-04:00June 6th, 2023|Gun Violence, News|0 Comments

Addressing the Intersection of Gun Violence and Black Women: A Call for Action

Gun violence continues to plague communities across the United States, leaving countless families shattered and communities devastated. Within this complex issue lies an often overlooked and disproportionately affected group: black women. The intersectionality of gun violence and its impact on black women demands our urgent attention. In this blog post, we will explore the unique challenges faced by black women, the [...]

2023-06-06T11:27:41-04:00June 5th, 2023|Gun Violence|0 Comments

Discover Proven Strategies to Reduce Gun Violence by 30-60% Without Increasing Incarceration

It is often overlooked that there exist evidence-based strategies for reducing gun violence, which unfortunately lack adequate funding and support on a large scale. These proven approaches have demonstrated the potential to reduce shootings and homicides by significant margins, typically ranging from 30% to 60%, all while avoiding a surge in incarceration rates. Regrettably, these effective strategies often go unnoticed and [...]

America’s Gun Violence Crisis: 100 Lives Lost Daily

Gun violence has long plagued the United States, with tragic consequences that are felt daily by communities across the nation. Despite ongoing efforts to address this issue, the sobering truth is that lives continue to be lost due to firearms. In this post, we will delve into the alarming statistics surrounding gun-related fatalities in America, shedding light on the scale of [...]

2023-06-02T12:43:06-04:00June 2nd, 2023|Gun Violence, News, Reports|0 Comments

Debate on Guns in Schools: Pastor Mike McBride Joins Tammi Mac and Guests on Fox Soul

DEBATE: Are Schools with Armed Teachers Safer? | Tammi Mac Full Episode  Pastor Mike McBride joins the panel discussion Tammi and her guests are debating the pros and cons of having guns in schools. SUBSCRIBE to FOX Soul Black Thought on YouTube!! ►►https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCLRQ... WATCH LIVE & EXPLORE MORE at: https://www.foxsoul.tv/ Download the FOX SOUL app to watch LIVE shows and full [...]

2023-08-09T21:16:07-04:00May 29th, 2023|Gun Violence, Interviews, News|0 Comments

Register Now! Our Shared Struggled – Kehinde Wiley: An Archaeology of Silence Speaker Series

Kehinde Wiley: An Archaeology of Silence Speaker Series Developed in collaboration with Pastor Michael McBride and Sherrie Deans of Live Free USA, the Speaker Series will bring together some of the biggest names in culture, art, sports, and activism. Through panel discussions, performance, and collective healing practices, the six-part series offers a platform to those most affected by state-sanctioned violence and [...]

2023-10-09T14:33:33-04:00April 28th, 2023|Art, Events, Police Brutality|0 Comments
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