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$45 million in federal aid to be spent on violence prevention, crime victim services, Gov. Evers announces

Gov. Tony Evers on Wednesday announced a $45 million allocation of federal pandemic aid for violence prevention and crime victim services that he anticipated would begin reaching communities across Wisconsin within weeks.   “Much like the pandemic, this is another public health crisis that deserves our attention and our action. And much like any public health […]

OPINION: To Combat Gun Violence, Clean Up the Neighborhood

New York Times | PHILADELPHIA — Until a Black man turns 45, his most likely cause of death is homicide. After each such violent death, traumatic shock waves pierce through family and friends. Whole neighborhoods suffer. In some communities with high rates of violent crime, babies are more likely to be born early, children are more likely to struggle in school […]

New Haven partners with CT Against Gun Violence, as residents ‘deserve a better life, free of violence’

NEW HAVEN — City officials announced a new partnership with anti-violence organization CT Against Gun Violence Friday to plan the future Office of Violence Prevention that will strive to help safeguard residents against the continuing violence that affects life for many in the city. Community Services Administrator Mehul Dalal said, about the mission of the fledgling endeavor, “We know […]