Experience in Effective Violence Prevention

Dariela Yoseline Llanes Verdugo

June 6, 1988 – September 30, 2022

It is with deep sadness that we announce the death of Dariela Yoseline Llanes Verdugo, a Violence Interrupter for the Cure Violence site in Culiacan Sinaloa, Honduras. She was a very important member of her team and community, and she was a valued member of the Cure Violence family.  We offer our condolences to her family and friends.

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Undoubtedly, if you live in a community with violence, it affects your life every day. You want to do something about the violence. At the same time, you want the people involved to get help. Similarly, you believe that solutions come from within the community. Above all, you want the approach you use to work.

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Violence interrupters are essential to helping calm the streets. They’re essential to helping keep the violence down. They’re essential to supporting our communities. My office is proud to support the Cure Violence model.

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Reduction in shootings (New York City)


Reduction in shootings (Port of Spain, Trinidad)


Reduction in shootings (San Pedro Sula, Honduras)

Findings from independent evaluations by prominent researchers

President Biden Visits Cure Violence™ Partner

Because of his commitment to reducing violence, President Biden visited Cure Violence™ partner Community Capacity Development (CCD).  CCD is a longtime partner of CVG in New York City.

Biden on Cure Violence

The president said, “The program I’m going to see this afternoon. They send people to the community to interrupt violence, to mediate conflicts, to de-escalate. They succeeded in preventing a single shooting from occurring in this largest public housing development last year.  No shooting for a full year because they engaged directly with the community.”

Without a doubt, this is the most high-profile endorsement of the Cure Violence approach to date!

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The Cure Violence program and Crisis Management System have seen incredible success ... completely transforming the way that we address gun violence.

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