Launched in 2015, our Gun Violence Initiative addresses the burgeoning public health issue of death and injury as a result of gun violence. Washington University is one of the first educational institutions to launch a community-focused violence prevention initiative using a public health approach.
An article published in the Journal of Public Health Management and Practice walks us through the Life Outside of Violence Program methods and preliminary outcomes.
Following a recent school shooting in St. Louis, James Carr Professor of International Criminal Law and Institute Faculty Scholar, Leila Sadat, JD, discusses the human right to safety in school.
The Life Outside of Violence (LOV) Program, in its fourth year, is featured in Washington Magazine as offering “an individualized approach to solving one of the biggest problems of our time.”