The magnitude of the gun violence problem.

Many urban neighborhoods are plagued by a persistent cycle of shootings and homicides. Exposure to violence, and its norms, can lead to further community violence.

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Violence is a health problem and can be treated like one.

Violent behavior acts like a contagious disease, and the same approach to prevention can be used to reduce violence.

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Interrupt violence. At the source.

Studies from the U.S. Department of Justice and Johns Hopkins University showed that the Cure Violence model helped reduce shootings and killings in several of the most violent neighborhoods of Chicago and Baltimore.

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“The approach that will come to prominence” - Economist

Active programs in more than 20 cities in 8 countries and endorsed by the US Conference of Mayors.

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