Friday News Roundup: The Village Voice Visits Queens, NBC and Fox News cover Cure Violence and our Partners, and SOS Crown Heights Invites You to “Hangout”

Dr. Gary Slutkin to Speak at Mayo Clinic Symposium on Transforming Health Care Delivery (Cure Violence Blog): Cure Violence founder Dr. Gary Slutkin will speak at Transform 2013, the Mayo Clinic Center for Innovation’s sixth symposium, September 8-10, 2013. He will present in the “Elephants in the Room” session where he will share insights about gun violence and the public health approach to violence reduction.


It's time for our Friday News Roundup. (Image courtesy of Creative Commons)

It’s time for our Friday News Roundup. (Image courtesy of Creative Commons)

“Hangout” with Cure Violence Partner, SOS Crown Heights, on Tuesday, 8/27!: (Cure Violence Blog): Want to join the conversation about violence prevention? Attend this Google+ Hangout co-hosted by Spark Action and the Juvenile Justice Information Exchange (JJIE), which will feature members of Cure Violence partner, Save Our Streets (SOS) Crown Heights.

‘No rules any more’: Chicago violence hits hard at suburban hospital (NBC News, online) A suburban Chicago hospital’s struggle to keep up with inbound gang violence cases is profiled in this NBC News online article. Watch for the mention of Cure Violence’s hospital intervention program at the end of the piece.

NYPD Fights for ‘Stop and Frisk’ (Geraldo at Large, Fox News): Geraldo Rivera highlights Cure Violence partner, Man Up!, as an alternative to New York’s ‘stop and frisk’ policy.


The Art of Interrupting Deadly Youth Violence (Juvenile Justice Information Exchange): Reporter, Clay Duda highlights work being done by Cure Violence partner, Save Our Streets Crown Heights.

From Hope to Disposability (In These Times – a publication of Institute of Public Affairs): The challenges that face urban and minority communities 50 years after the March on Washington are laid out here. The author mentions that Save Our Streets, Cease Fire East New York and Man Up! have successfully reduced violence, helping to combat ongoing challenges.

Feurtado Brothers Hope to Bring Anti-Violence Program to South Jamaica (The Village Voice): The Voice revisits the efforts of the Feurtado brothers, who were featured on the publication’s cover earlier in the summer. This time, the brothers are planning to expand their work with SNUG to South Jamaica, Queens, which contains some of the city’s higher-crime pockets