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Invest in Violence Interrupters

A new solution, one led by communities, offers a way forward: violence interrupter programs. Violence interrupters mitigate violence before it happens, eliminating the need for police intervention.
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Gun Violence Witness
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Boy holds sign that says "stop the gun violence"

Violence Interrupters

Violence interrupter programss offer a community-based approach to reducing communal and interpersonal violence that treats violence as a public health problem.

Interfaith Gun Violence Vigil at U.S. Capitol

Bipartisan Progress

For the first time in more than two decades, lawmakers in the 117th Congress (2021-2022) passed significant legislation to address gun violence. The law included four key FCNL gun violence prevention priorities.

Memorial in front of Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, SC.
Matt Drobnik

Creating a Peaceful Society by Reducing Gun Violence

In times of increased gun violence, thoughts and prayers are no longer enough. We need policies and action.

We seek a world free of war and the threat of war.

We seek a society with equity and justice for all.

We seek a community where every person's potential may be fulfilled.

We seek an earth restored.