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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|Gun Violence, News, Past Events, 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|Gun Violence, News, Past Events|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 [...]

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 [...]

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, Past Events, Police Brutality|0 Comments

How Kehinde Wiley Is Reshaping the Monumental

Exploring the life and work of artist Kehinde Wiley, this film takes viewers on a journey from Wiley’s upbringing in South Central Los Angeles to his ascent as one of the world’s most iconic visual artists. Featuring interviews with the artist, his twin brother Taiwo Wiley, and his close friend and fellow artist Mickalene Thomas, the film supports the exhibition An [...]

2023-03-21T10:50:27-04:00March 21st, 2023|News, Past Events, Police Brutality|0 Comments

Kehinde Wiley’s New Exhibition Is a Chapel for Mourning

Kehinde Wiley’s New Exhibition Is a Chapel for Mourning New York Times - Dionne Searcey (SUMMARY) March 16, 2023 When Kehinde Wiley’s exhibition, “An Archaeology of Silence,” opens in the United States on March 18, the most important room some viewers might enter is one with no artwork at all. The “respite room” at the de Young Museum in San Francisco [...]

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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 4, 2021 CONTACTS: Shana Daum/ 415-290-5809 Phil Zabriskie/ 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|Gun Violence, News, Past Events|0 Comments
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