Steps to Implement Cure Violence

1

Watch the Introduction to Cure Violence video

2

Read about the Cure Violence Approach

3

Build support for Cure Violence in your community

4

Identify & secure funding

5

Email Cure Violence to go on to the next steps!

6

Prepare for the call with Cure Violence

1. Watch Cure Violence Introduction Video

Watch this video on the basics of implementing Cure Violence — and encourage others in your community to watch it.

2. Cure Violence 101: Materials to help you get started

Cure Violence Mini Documentary
Ted Talk -- Gary Slutkin, MD
Cure Violence Animated Short

3 & 4. Advocating for Cure Violence in your community

To get Cure Violence implemented, there needs to be support from people in your community. Below are some of the key people to get onboard, and some key materials to help you get them onboard.

Elected officials (mayor, commissioners, representatives, senators, etc.)

Media (TV, newspapers, blogs, etc.)

Hospitals and health leaders

Police

Foundations & other funders

Faith leaders

Public health department

People in the communities affected by violence

Buisness leaders

5. Contact Cure Violence team

If you have gone through steps 1-4 — you are familiar with Cure Violence, you have built support, and you have funding identified — you are now ready to begin working closely with the Cure Violence team!

    6. Prepare for Call with Cure Violence

    If you have completed steps 1 – 5, the Cure Violence team will work with you to schedule a call to discuss the next steps.  Part of this discussion will be about an assessment of your community by the Cure Violence team. The 2-3 day assessment familiarizes stakeholders and community organizations with the Cure Violence Model and focuses on determining potential target areas, partnerships, workers, and program structures for future implementation. Below are materials to familiarize yourself with prior to the call with the Cure Violence team.