Gun Violence Resources

The resources and reading materials listed below were compiled as part of the university’s Gun Violence: A Public Health Crisis initiative launched in April 2015.

This list is not meant to be comprehensive, but we welcome your feedback and suggestions at publichealth@wustl.edu.

ST. LOUIS ORGANIZATIONS FOCUSED ON REDUCING GUN VIOLENCE

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NATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS FOCUSED ON GUN VIOLENCE PREVENTION

  • Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence | Develops and implements extensive public health and safety programs and utilizes the courts to reduce gun violence.
  • Urban Networks to Increase Thriving Youth (UNITY) | Utilizes a public health, or prevention, approach to violence.
  • Gun Violence Archive | An online archive of gun violence incidents collected from over 1,200 media, government and commercial sources daily in an effort to provide near-real time data about the results of gun violence.
  • Violence Reduction Network | The U.S. Department of Justice collaborates with cities in the Violence Reduction Network to support and enhance local violence reduction efforts.
  • National Network for Safe Communities | Supports cities implementing interventions to reduce violence and improve public safety, minimize arrest and incarceration, strengthen communities, and improve. relationships between law enforcement and the communities it serves.
  • Everytown for Gun Safety | Seeks to improve our understanding of the causes of gun violence and the means to reduce it – by conducting groundbreaking original research, developing evidence-based policies, and communicating this knowledge to the American public.
  • Mothers in Charge | The mission of Mothers In Charge is violence prevention, education and intervention for youth, young adults, families and community organizations.

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