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Milwaukee Blueprint for Peace


Violence Prevention

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention:

Violence is a serious public health problem. From infants to the elderly, it affects people in all stages of life. Many more survive violence and suffer physical, mental, and or emotional health problems throughout the rest of their lives. CDC is committed to stopping violence before it begins. Learn more at the CDC website.

Violence as a Public Health Epidemic:

A group of over 400 health experts representing more than 40 of our most violent cities across the nation has gathered under the leadership of Former U.S. Surgeon General Dr. David Satcher, Former Dean of Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Dr. Al Sommer and CEO/Founder of Cure Violence Dr. Gary Slutkin. Community leaders across the country are sharing and leveraging evidence-informed approaches to violence prevention to save lives and create a framework that can be implemented nationwide in impactful, sustainable and equitable ways. Learn more at the End the Violence Epidemic website.

Homicide Review Commission

Established in 2005, MHRC is an interagency collaboration of public health,, law enforcement, criminal justice, and community service professionals committed to better understanding and informing the work to reduce violence in Milwaukee through a multi-disciplinary review process and data sharing. Read the 2016 report.



Precious Lives

Precious Lives, created by 371 Productions, is a two-year, 100 part radio series about young people and gun violence in Milwaukee.

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