Investing in Evidence-Based Alternatives to Policing: Community Violence Intervention

Aug 16, 2021
  • Description

The human toll of gun violence is tragic. It's also, at its heart, a racial justice and public health issue. To address gun violence, we must focus on supporting the small number of people who are at the highest risk of involvement through behavior change, healing, and services to meet their basic needs and those of their loved ones. Community Violence Interventions (CVI) do just this—and are cost-effective and evidence-based strategies for change.