Article Explores Whether the Roots of Crime Lie Within Our Biology

By Day-Burget Jennie | February 19th, 2014

Do the roots of crime lie within our biology? That's what a thought-provoking new article, " The new theory that could explain crime and … 

Continue Reading >>

President's Day Post: Jimmy Carter

By Charlie Ransford | February 17th, 2014

This Presidents Day, we’d like to discuss the work of President Jimmy Carter, whose work in conflict resolution both during and after his … 

Continue Reading >>

Weekly News Roundup: Battling the Effects of Violence

By Heinonen, Ashley | February 14th, 2014

Public Health Model Reduced Violence in Baltimore, Says Health Commissioner ( Cure Violence Blog ): Baltimore Health Commissioner Oxiris … 

Continue Reading >>

Public Health Model Reduced Violence in Baltimore, Says Health Commissioner

By Day-Burget Jennie | February 12th, 2014

In recent remarks during a congressional briefing, Baltimore Health Commissioner, Oxiris Barbot , gave emphasis to the role of the public … 

Continue Reading >>

Preventing Violence in Jamaica

By Charlie Ransford | February 11th, 2014

Last month, founder and executive director of Cure Violence Dr. Gary Slutkin was the keynote speaker at the National Forum on Youth … 

Continue Reading >>

Cure Violence Expands in New York State

By Day-Burget Jennie | February 7th, 2014

We have exciting news to share out of New York State this morning! Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced this week that seven programs … 

Continue Reading >>

Weekly News Roundup: Remembering One of America’s Peaceful Warriors

By Heinonen, Ashley | February 7th, 2014

Scottish Expert on Violence Says Treat it Like a Disease ( News Talk 980 CJME ): In a presentation at a Canadian university this week, … 

Continue Reading >>

Remembering Pete Seeger – The Peaceful Warrior

By Charlie Ransford | February 6th, 2014

Last week, Pete Seeger passed away at the age of 94. Seeger, an iconic American folk singer and banjo player, was also an activist who … 

Continue Reading >>

ProPublica Highlights the Public Health Crisis You’ve Never Heard Of: PTSD

By Day-Burget Jennie | February 5th, 2014

Nonprofit investigative newsroom, ProPublica , shined a spotlight on “ The PTSD Crisis That’s Being Ignored: Americans Wounded in … 

Continue Reading >>

Weekly News Roundup: Violence is a Public Health Priority Across the Globe

By Heinonen, Ashley | January 31st, 2014

Using Data to Change Gun Policy ( Stanford Social Innovation Review ): Cure Violence is cited as public health model for violence … 

Continue Reading >>