Community-Based

Public Safety Solutions

Cure Violence Works!

Violence is like an epidemic disease…and it can be effectively prevented using health methods. Cure Violence stops the spread of violence by using the methods associated with disease control.

How It Works

63

Reduction in shootings (New York City)

45

Reduction in violent crime (Port of Spain, Trinidad)

88%

Reduction in killing (San Pedro Sula, Honduras)

Findings from independent evaluations from prominent researchers

In CVG sites around the world, interrupters and outreach workers have responded to the COVID crisis by responding to their communities’ needs — providing food, masks and the information that people need to stay safe — all while continuing to find creative ways to prevent violence.

CVG COVID Response

Dr. King spoke of a “Beloved Community.” One where conflicts end not in violence, but rather in peaceful reconciliation. The leaders of Cure Violence live those values in their work — and have helped make this the safest big city in America.

Mayor Bill De BlasioNew York City

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Donations are tax-deductible.

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

Jumaane WilliamsNYC Council Member, 45th District

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