PODCAST: Police Violence Through A Public Health Lens

By Zeimer, Matan | July 20th, 2016

The recent disturbing and unjust killings of unarmed people of color by police officers and the police killings that followed have shaken … 

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53rd Anniversary of MLK, Jr.'s March on Washington

By Buettner, Kathy | January 18th, 2016

Fifty-three years ago, Martin Luther King, Jr. led a peaceful march on Washington, D.C. where he delivered his famous "I Have a Dream" … 

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Two ex-gang members stop a long-running war in the Bronx using unconvential methods

By Michael J. Lewis | January 11th, 2016

Note: Names of some individuals mentioned in this story have been changed. They had been fighting for more than a decade, over the same … 

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Visualizing the Shooting Epidemic in Baltimore

By Gross, Jonathan | December 14th, 2015

All shootings are preventable, despite common belief. Shootings frequently occur in or near the same locations, involve individuals with … 

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Chicago, Baltimore, Ferguson, New York . . . Cities Torn Apart . . . How Can We Change?

By Slutkin, Dr. Gary | November 30th, 2015

To change our responses to a problem that repeats itself, we need to change the way we view the problem. Scientific studies, including … 

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What YOU can do on #GivingTuesday!

By Buettner, Kathy | November 24th, 2015

First, we had "Black Friday." Then came "Cyber Monday." Now, in its fourth year, we have #GivingTuesday! It’s a global day of giving … 

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New Report: Cure Violence Model Creates Better Parenting and Less Violence for Families & Children

By Ransford, Charles | November 18th, 2015

Preventing violence is vitally important for children and families. Over 1 billion children are victims of violence every year. … 

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After Loss, Father brings Message of Violence Prevention

By UIC_News | October 22nd, 2015

Jeremy Richman lost his only child, 6-year-old Avielle, when she was killed along with 19 other children and six educators during the 2012 … 

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What’s Next in the Escalating Violence in Israel and Palestinian territories? No one knows ...

By Buettner, Kathy | October 20th, 2015

Many don’t know that Cure Violence has had a presence in the Middle East North Africa (MENA) region since 2008 when Cure Violence began … 

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Peace Makes the Cut in Revolutionary New UN Framework

By Greenberg, Melanie | August 27th, 2015

These 5 P’s form the basis for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG), the revolutionary new framework that the United Nations has … 

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