Press Releases

Virginia Grant Funding for Community Violence Intervention Programs

Dec 17, 2019

“We would like to thank Governor Northam and Secretary Moran for committing funding to community violence intervention programs. Too often, the communities that are most impacted by gun violence -- frequently communities of color -- are overlooked or ignored in the gun violence prevention debate."

New Report Details Firearm Suicide Epidemic Among Veterans and Military Members

Nov 11, 2019

“As a military spouse, I recognize that firearms are essential to military culture but their lethal role in suicide among veterans, military service members, and their families should not be brushed aside in this discussion.

Joint Statement on Shooting of Atatiana Jefferson

Oct 16, 2019

A Historic Hearing on Gun Violence in Our Cities

Sep 26, 2019

“To stop the cycles of daily gun violence in impacted communities, particularly communities of color, Congress must address the underlying social and economic inequalities that fuel gun violence. Congress must also fund violence prevention efforts that provide culturally responsive trauma supports and authentically engage the communities impacted by daily gun violence.

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