Overcoming the "Roadblock to Progress"

By Steans-Gail, Jessica | September 30th, 2014

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, the nation’s largest health foundation, continues to take a big lead in the field of violence … 

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Jim Oates: Profiled in "A Path Appears" and a Cure Violence Monthly Donor

By Buettner, Kathy | September 26th, 2014

I first heard of Cure Violence when I saw Rachel Maddow interview the director of CeaseFire Illinois, almost two years ago. Hearing the … 

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"A Path Appears" Chronicles Cure Violence Health Approach

By Buettner, Kathy | September 23rd, 2014

New York Times best-selling authors (husband-and-wife-team) Nicholas D. Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn released a new book today, A Path … 

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Global Cost of Violence Pegged at 11.16% of World GDP

By Buettner, Kathy | September 19th, 2014

Anke Hoeffler, an Oxford University economist and James Fearon of Stanford University recently co-authored an assessment of the … 

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NFL Should Consider Health Approach to Curing Violence

By Ransford, Charles | September 11th, 2014

Ray Rice, running back for the Baltimore Ravens, was recently arrested for savagely assaulting his wife and was subsequently suspended from … 

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NYC Deploys Cure Violence Model in New $12.7 million Initiative Announced Today

By Ransford, Charles | August 13th, 2014

We are thrilled to announce that New York Mayor Bill de Blasio and the New York City Council today announced an expanded citywide … 

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Getting To Impact: The Need for Community- and Policy-Level Strategies to Prevent Youth Violence

By Bacon, Sarah | July 23rd, 2014

Editor's Note: Sarah Bacon, Ph.D. is the Lead Behavioral Scientist for the CDC’s National Centers of Excellence in Youth Violence … 

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CDC Guide for Preventing Youth Violence

By Steans-Gail, Jessica | July 16th, 2014

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently released two online guides for individuals looking to be part of a youth … 

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Weekly News Roundup: New Funding for Maryland Program

By Cure Violence Admin | July 14th, 2014

With Full-Time Job, Ex-Con Gains Independence ( Philly.com ): Released in 2012, ex-con Colwin Williams attributes his post-prison success … 

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Uncovering Safe Spaces

By Steans-Gail, Jessica | July 9th, 2014

Cure Violence interrupters in the field are often put in dangerous, stressful, and traumatic situations – situations that take a mental … 

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