Violence is a health issue
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#10 NGO in the World (NGO Advisor)

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Our Mission

Cure Violence stops the spread of violence by using the methods and strategies associated with disease control – detecting and interrupting conflicts, identifying and treating the highest risk individuals, and changing social norms – resulting reductions in violence of up to 70%.

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Our Impact

Multiple studies have shown the impact of the Cure Violence model in reducing shootings, violent confrontations, and killings in multiple cities across the United States, with reductions up to 70%.



reduction in shootings


John Jay College of Criminal Justice study supported by New York City Council and Robert Wood Johnson


reduction in shootings

(New York City)

Northwestern University study supported by US Department of Justice


reduction in killings


Johns Hopkins study supported by CDC


Our Partners

The Cure Violence Health model is being replicated in more than 50 communities around the world.  At the local level, all Cure Violence programs are implemented by local organizations that have been carefully trained by Cure Violence.