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St. Louis Area Violence Prevention Commission Releases Statement on Policing and Violence Prevention

Written by Kim Furlow, Institute for Public Health The St. Louis Area Violence Prevention Commission (VPC) has released a list of recommendations for policing and violence prevention. The recommendations are the culmination of a year of community listening sessions, interviews with law enforcement stakeholders, and an online police legitimacy survey. This process has been part […]

Gun Violence Initiative commemorates the past five years, releases video & report on National Gun Violence Awareness Day

Written by Kim Furlow, Institute for Public Health To commemorate National Gun Violence Awareness Day on June 5th, the Gun Violence Initiative is releasing a five-year report and video chronicling the evolution of the Gun Violence Initiative. Spearheaded by Chancellor Emeritus Mark S. Wrighton, his wife Risa Zwerling Wrighton and the Institute for Public Health, […]

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Gun Violence & Human Rights: Part 2

The Gun Violence Initiative at the Institute for Public Health turned five in April 2020. This blog is related to the key themes of the initiative: What we know, what we need to know, and what to do about this critical issue. Joint Report on Gun Violence Makes an Impact on the UN Human Rights […]

Educator to convener to partner: The evolution of the Gun Violence Initiative

Written by Victoria Grace Assokom-Siakam, BA in International and Area Studies, Washington University in St. Louis. At the time of publishing, Victoria Grace was an intern at the Center for Community Health Partnership and Research The Gun Violence Initiative at the Institute for Public Health turns five in April 2020. This blogpost relates to the […]