7th Annual CeaseFire Week kicks off in Cicero, IL

By Cure Violence Admin | July 29th, 2013

Written by Andrea Cladek CICERO, IL--The chanting could be heard all the way down South Laramie Avenue. Young children, parents, law … 

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Friday News Roundup: 1 Year Without Violence, RWJF Invests in Young Men of Color, and Is Violence a Contagious Disease?

By Day-Burget Jennie | July 26th, 2013

This week we launch our first Friday News Roundup, a weekly recap of national and local headlines that highlight important or interesting … 

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July 2013 E-Newsletter - TEDMED, Baltimore, New Orleans, Chicago

By Cure Violence Admin | July 16th, 2013

Cure Violence TEDMED talk lights up Twitter Asking “What if we treated violence like a contagious disease?” Cure Violence Executive … 

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Law Enforcement Today Asks, "Is Violence a Contagious Disease?"

By Day-Burget Jennie | July 16th, 2013

Is Violence a Contagious Disease? >>First published in Law Enforcement Today by Dr. Jean Reynolds, Ph.D. Dr. Reynolds is the … 

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Johns Hopkins Researcher Calls for Expanded Investment in Safe Streets

By Day-Burget Jennie | July 10th, 2013

In Sunday's Baltimore Sun , Daniel Webster, director of Johns Hopkins Center for Gun Policy and Research and deputy director for research … 

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Stop the Violence: Evanston, IL Prayer March and Anti-violence Rally

By Cure Violence Admin | July 10th, 2013

Carolyn Murray, an Evanston resident, anti-violence activist, and mother of Justin Murray, a victim of gun violence is determined to make a … 

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CDC Features FREE Course on Violence Prevention

By Day-Burget Jennie | July 2nd, 2013

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is currently featuring a FREE violence prevention course, Principles of Prevention. … 

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CeaseFire Workers Receive Domestic Violence Training

By Cure Violence Admin | July 1st, 2013

  Last Thursday 23 CeaseFire staff members honed their conflict-resolution skills in a 3-hour training session on identifying and … 

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WHO Calls Violence Against Women a “Public Health Problem of Epidemic Proportions”

By Day-Burget Jennie | June 28th, 2013

By: Gary Slutkin, M.D. On June 20, the World Health Organization (WHO), one of the world’s leading public health agencies, released … 

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Rogers Park/ Uptown CeaseFire on Anderson Cooper 360

By Cure Violence Admin | June 27th, 2013

Angalia Bianca, CeaseFire Supervisor in Rogers Park Uptown and her team mediate a conflict on Anderson Cooper 360. When a simple … 

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