How Hospitals Can Cure Violence

By Fein, Joel | April 30th, 2014

Editor’s Note: Joel Fein is the co-chair of the National Network of Hospital-based Violence Intervention Programs (NNHVIP). Cure Violence … 

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Fighting Despair and Violence with a Fundraising Challenge

By Broughton, Patricia | April 28th, 2014

“What we have before us are some breathtaking opportunities disguised as insoluble problems.” John Gardner, 1965 5:58 am. My … 

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The Effects of Observing Violence in the Media

By Cure Violence Admin | April 23rd, 2014

If you are on this website and care about the issue of violence, then you have probably wondered about the effects of violence in movies, … 

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Silencing the Violence of My Past By Silencing the Violence of Our Present

By Srivastava, Kakul | April 16th, 2014

Editor’s Note: Today’s guest post is written by Kakul Srivastava , Cure Violence board member and VP of Product Management at Yahoo!. … 

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Cure Violence Partners with Search for Common Ground to End Violent Conflict

By Volker, Karen | April 14th, 2014

Cure Violence is moving forward expeditiously to implement its new strategic plan as approved at the December 2013 board meeting. One of … 

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Public Health: Law Enforcement's New Frontier

By McClendon-Cole, Tracie | April 10th, 2014

Editor’s Note: Today’s blog is written by Tracie McClendon-Cole, Program Director at Aim4Peace , our partner in Kansas City, Missouri. … 

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Cure Violence’s Syria Project

By Volker, Karen | April 7th, 2014

Cure Violence is deeply concerned about the continuing violence in Syria. We are particularly concerned about the impact the current … 

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Healthy Communities May Make Safe Communities: Public Health Approaches to Violence Prevention

By Cure Violence Admin | April 4th, 2014

Editor’s Note : This post originally ran in the NIJ Journal (No. 273). Sarah Schweig has generously allowed us to reprint her article. … 

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5 Reasons Investing in Violence Prevention is Critical to Building a Culture of Health in America

By Simmons, Maisha | April 2nd, 2014

Editor's Note: Today's guest post is from Maisha Simmons , program officer at the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF), a major funder … 

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We Need to Treat PTSD in US Communities

By Ransford, Charles | March 28th, 2014

Jen Christensen from CNN highlighted the effects of violence on the people living in violent communities. The issue of PTSD really came … 

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