Empowering Communities through Peace & Education
Though it can be tempting to think of violence as a foreign problem, it is very much a part of American life, especially among our young people.
Deaths Caused by Violence Every Year
Women Who Experience Violence in their Lifetime
Hate Crimes in America
To Reduce Violence in America
We need to start with schools, where nearly 500,000 incidents of violence occurs yearly, and where lifelong ideas about how to resolve conflicts are established.
U.S. public schools that are de facto segregated by race or class
U.S. public schools that have a police officer regularly on the grounds