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.
Latest News & Blog Posts
LOV Program collaborators publish article on regional approach to violence prevention
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.
WashU Expert on gun violence in schools and children’s rights (Links to an external site)
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.
Institute’s LOV program featured in Washington Magazine (Links to an external site)
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.”