According to a 2018 report on The Washington Post, an average of 276 gun homicides occurs in America, in addition to 439 gun suicides. Averagely, nearly 1,200 incidents involving gun violence happens every week in America (Van Dam, 2018).
JUST LIVE. No more children, teachers, principals, coaches, librarians, or any school staff standing between students and a gunman.
JUST LIVE. No more violence.
WE'RE WORKING TO STOP VIOLENCE IN AMERICA
We all deserve to feel secure where we work, live, educate, and play. Unfortunately, violence posses an ongoing threat to the health and safety of our community. Violence affects all Americans and touches almost every facet of our lives: from access to good education, to economic development, to how we feel connected as communities.
HOPE is bringing together a diverse group of funders around a common goal: to stop the violence epidemic in America and elevate communal solutions that can be replicated across the country and the world at large.
WHAT WE SUPPORT
Members of the partnership are working together to coordinate their individual investments in the following four key strategies:
*Support Services, Street Outreach, Schools, and Jobs.
Intervening with likely victims and perpetrators through street outreach, violence interruption, support services, constructive policing and prompt interventions, school advocacy programs,cognitive behavioral therapy, and job placement.
Kids (Bully) Youth Violence
Intimate Partner Violence and More!!!