Visions of Change: The Cure Violence Health Model & My Brother's Keeper Initiative

By Nembhard, Che | December 15th, 2014

No two issues affecting America’s youth today deserve more urgent action and attention than violence and educational opportunity gaps. … 

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A Portrait of Chicago Rapper 'Lil Durk'

By Buettner, Kathy | December 5th, 2014

Challenging Durk Banks to be “part of the cure”, a Chicago trial judge ordered the rapper to do 50 hours of community service, using … 

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Slutkin's Revolutionary Approach Saves Many Lives

By Storm, Betsy | November 13th, 2014

Speaking recently at the inaugural Leeuwenhoek Lecture at the UIC School of Public Health in Chicago, Gary Slutkin, MD, Founder and … 

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Violence is Preventable

By Zalika Sykes, Sherry | November 5th, 2014

This blog is an opportunity to advance my own healing through service by taking part in what is a growing movement to end violence. This … 

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What's Going On This Week?

By Buettner, Kathy | November 1st, 2014

Walking the Streets of Baltimore with the Other Barksdale ( National Journal, and Huffington Post ) The author interviews … 

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UNICEF: Ending Violence Against Children: 6 Strategies for Action

By Steans-Gail, Jessica | October 6th, 2014

As part of its #EndViolence global campaign to fight violence against children, UNICEF and WithoutViolence recently published a new report … 

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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 the Illinois program, 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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