Philadelphia has a gun violence epidemic. What if it were treated like any other contagious disease?
Experts are increasingly fond of saying that gun violence should be treated like a public health problem, like a contagious disease that will infect ever more people unless preventive measures are taken. But what exactly does it mean to take a public health approach to gun violence? CureViolence tries to change how Philadelphians view violence prevention. Philadelphia
The early findings from research on READI Chicago are promising. At $20,000 per participant, it’s not cheap. But the costs of putting more gun offenders in prison or jail is much higher. Chicago Sun-Times, Nov. 30, 2019 Read More
A court-mandated assessment of the Chicago Police Department’s counseling division found a hard working unit hampered by a “shoestring” budget and a shocking lack of “essential technology.” This assessment of CPD’s counseling division was produced with the help of CCA. WBEZ-FM, Nov. 29, 2019 Read More