Stop the Carnage - Guns Down Philadelphia!

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Stop the Carnage - Guns Down Philadelphia!
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The violence in the city of Philadelphia has been off the charts since the beginning of the pandemic.  We have to use every tool at our disposal to Stop the Carnage. 

Cure Violence: https://cvg.org/

Cure Violence Global® is guided by the understanding that violence is a health issue, that individuals and communities can transform themselves, and that community partners and strategic partnerships are keys to success. Through a rigorous, scientific, and data-driven approach, Cure Violence Global™ helps communities to implement violence prevention programs that are effective in significantly reducing violence.

Our Mission: To reduce violence globally using disease control and behavior change methods.


Impact:  The Cure Violence® Approach has the strongest evidence of effectiveness for violence prevention. Today, there are eight evaluations and more than a dozen studies and reports showing a large impact on violence.

  • 45% violent crime (Trinidad & Tobago)
  • 63% shooting (New York City)
  • 30% shootings (Philadelphia)
  • 48% shooting — in first week of program (Chicago)

Philadelphia Evaluation Report from 2017: https://cvg.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/Roman_etal2017JEC_SelectingtheCounterfactual_CeaseFirePrepubcopy.pdf 




Added a discussion  to  , Stop the Carnage - Guns Down Philadelphia!

So many important efforts and research in different places around the country and world. What can we bring to Philadelphia to prevent the violence epidemic in our city?

Added a discussion  to  , Stop the Carnage - Guns Down Philadelphia!

There's lots of people and organizations working on this problem. What's working?  What should we do/invest more into doing?

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