We know that a public health approach can reduce gun violence. With budgets tight, funding those programs will take divesting from law enforcement.
More than ever, our leaders need to prioritize policies and resources that protect vulnerable communities.
On the frontlines of the coronavirus pandemic, outreach workers are going beyond their mission of preventing shootings by filling gaps in social services.
Here’s a blueprint for cities ready to get started.
We must recognize that abusers with guns can cause damage well before they fire.
I Was in High School When a Shooting Turned Me Into a Gun Violence Activist. Here’s What I Want the Walk-Out Kids to Know.
"Let the memory of the people killed and those that loved them motivate you when things get challenging."
I’m a Florida Teacher in the Era of School Shootings. What Happens in My Classroom During a Lockdown Drill Should Horrify Americans.
“'Remember,' I tell the children, looking them in the eyes in the darkened classroom. 'Remember to keep the scissors open. They’ll stab better that way.'"
The abrupt demise of DNAInfo and the Gothamist chain of local news…
When it crosses over into "going armed to the terror of the public" — and breaks a centuries-old law that may give local governments a new tool for managing violent demonstrations.
"I didn't predict how fast the situation would escalate."