If Violence is a Disease, Then Violence Interrupters Are The Doctors

Cure Violence is guided by clear understandings that violence is a health issue, that individuals and communities can change for the better, that community partners and strategic partnerships are keys to success, and that rigorous, scientific, professional ways of working are essential for effectiveness. Mission To reduce violence globally using disease control and behavior change methods. Goals Implement the Cure Violence model in urban areas around the world. Shift the thinking, policy, and practice as it relates to violence such that it is seen primarily as health issue. Vision Cure Violence envisions a world without violence. We want to change the mindset of everyone away from “bad” people and toward understanding violent behavior as people with health problems. We... read more
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