CeaseFire Illinois: Stopping Violence, One Life at a Time

By Safarloo, Ariyana | May 29th, 2015

Chicago has a reputation for having some of the highest violent crime rates in the U.S. Many communities on its south and west sides are … 

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Acuerdo de Paz in Puerto Rico: Eradicating the Contagion of Violence

By Safarloo, Ariyana | May 27th, 2015

Loiza, Puerto Rico faces an epidemic of violence every day. Although violence due to drug-related turf battles has decreased, revenge … 

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From Palestine to Baltimore: A Story of Denial

By Asideh, Mohammad | May 12th, 2015

On a cold Wednesday night in May, I –a stranger from Palestine- was sitting in a car in Yonkers, New York with two violence interrupters … 

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Savings Lives through Hospital Intervention Program

By Crandall, Dr. Marie | April 27th, 2015

As trauma surgeons in Chicago, we are often faced with tragedy. But truly, there is nothing more tragic than having to tell a mother that … 

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Mourning the Loss of Cardinal George

By Slutkin, Dr. Gary | April 21st, 2015

In 1999, Cardinal George hosted a gathering of over 150 clergy and community members at a ceremony to commemorate the signing of a new … 

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Cure Violence Receives National Dispute Resolution Award & Grant

By Buettner, Kathy | April 17th, 2015

Cure Violence, an international NGO ranked 17th in the Top 500 global NGOs and first in NGOs focused on violence prevention, was awarded … 

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Law Enforcement: Guardians or Warriors? Understanding Violence as a Transmitted Behavior

By Serpas, Ronal | April 6th, 2015

Ron Serpas, Ph.D., a member of the Cure Violence National Advisory Board, was formerly the police superintendent in New Orleans and the … 

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Wanted: Grads/Undergrads Seeking to Change the World (or at least one life) during a Summer Internship

By Buettner, Kathy | March 25th, 2015

Cure Violence, ranked 17th in the Top 500 NGOs in the world by Global Geneva in 2015, is looking for smart, socially-conscious, … 

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Violence is Contagious: Be Part of the Cure!

By Buettner, Kathy | March 17th, 2015

Cure Violence was one of a dozen global NGOs chosen to participate in a year-long fellowship sponsored by Without Violence to build and … 

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Cure Violence Partners with NonViolent Peaceforce On a New Syria Project

By Buettner, Kathy | February 6th, 2015

Cure Violence is partnering with Nonviolent Peaceforce to begin an EU-funded project in Syria focused on violence interruption and … 

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