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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

Preventing Gun Violence: the Inspiring Story of Live Free and Pastor Mike Mcbride

Meet a pastor working within a broad ecosystem of peacemakers committed to curbing Oakland's homicides through anti-gun #violence work Pastor Mike McBride and his colleagues took proactive action to address the issue of gun violence via LIVE FREE. This movement aims to tackle the root causes of gun violence through building community organizing campaigns and direct service programs that intervene with [...]

Reducing Gun Violence in America’s Cities: Why Community Violence Intervention Programs Demand Funding

There's a Proven Way to Reduce Gun Violence in America's Cities. We Just Need to Fund It TIME - EDDIE BOCANEGRA, ERICA FORD AND MIKE MCBRIDE More than 141 people were shot in our hometowns of Oakland, Chicago, and New York City over the July 4th weekend. The shooting victims included a 6-year old girl and her mother in the West [...]

The Truth About Gun Violence Prevention | Pastor Michael McBride

Pastor Michael McBride (known as “Pastor Mike”) is a native of San Francisco and has been active in ministry for over 20 years. In March 2012, he became the Director for the LIVE FREE Campaign with Faith in Action, a campaign led by hundreds of faith congregations throughout the United States committed to addressing gun violence and mass incarceration of young [...]

2023-04-03T17:03:59-04:00February 6th, 2023|News|0 Comments

Fight Racism – Pastor Mike McBride

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j7MYltxzKMU Pastor Mike McBride- Executive Director, Live Free UNLEASHING CONGREGATIONS TO SET PEOPLE FREE As people of faith, we know that our country’s legacy of racism, violence, and economic exploitation runs counter to what is prescribed in our most sacred texts. Sadly, the wealthiest and most powerful nation in the world is also one of the most violent and punitive. With [...]

2023-03-10T10:19:50-05:00January 26th, 2023|News|0 Comments

FLASHBACK: Pastor Mike Will Throw Out The First Pitch In Honor of Gun Violence Victims

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 4, 2021 CONTACTS: Shana Daum/sdaum@sfgiants.com 415-290-5809 Phil Zabriskie/pzabriskie@levi.com 917-856-7094 Levi’s® and San Francisco Giants Make Gun Violence Awareness the Focus of the 2021 Community Advocate Program, partnering with LIVE FREE SAN FRANCISCO – On National Gun Violence Awareness Day, Levi’s® and the Giants are announcing a joint program in support of LIVE FREE, a national project of [...]

2023-03-27T13:39:16-04:00June 3rd, 2021|Events, Gun Violence, News|0 Comments
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