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Violence Prevention

Workplace Violence: 12 Signs Of A Dangerous Person

Robert Siciliano | Posted 04.08.2014 | Business
Robert Siciliano

Workplace violence is something everyone needs to be educated about. Know the warning signs to protect yourself and your employees. The Navy Yard sho...

The Political Rise of Restorative Justice

Molly Rowan Leach | Posted 03.26.2014 | Crime
Molly Rowan Leach

Restorative justice, realized in many states and localities as a new framework, views and responds to youth crime with a different lens.

Violence: Best Practices, Awareness, Mitigation and Response

Larry Yatch | Posted 01.27.2014 | Impact
Larry Yatch

I'd like to offer 10 lessons for you to start your journey to gaining that confidence:

Top 15 Ways to Increase Your Safety as You Hop From Party to Party

Avital Zeisler | Posted 01.25.2014 | Women
Avital Zeisler

Holiday parties offer us the opportunity to get all dressed up, hang out with friends, family and co-workers, and generally have a great time. These social events can be so much fun but unfortunately can also carry some threats to your safety.

Nonkilling or 9mm Tacos for Breakfast

Joam Evans Pim | Posted 11.12.2013 | World
Joam Evans Pim

As we try to measure and place a price on every single aspect of our existence, can we dare to place a dollar tag on our necks? Beyond the per capita amount of state-funded education and health care, how much would the thousands of hours of parental and kin dedication be worth?

What About Honoring our Own Local Nobel-Worthy Peace Laureates?

Matthew Albracht | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Matthew Albracht

In big and small ways, many thousands ARE working heroically right in our own cities here in the United States to help ameliorate violence, including the regions that are often called our own domestic "war zones."

Washington Navy Yard Shooting Exposes a Failing System of Gun Safety

Kaile Shilling | Posted 11.20.2013 | Los Angeles
Kaile Shilling

Every time there is an incident of gun violence, we are told that it is the fault of an individual. This is a distraction that keeps us from examining a failing system.

The Business of Play

Michael Feigelson | Posted 06.23.2013 | Impact
Michael Feigelson

Today, the day before the World Economic Forum conference in Lima, a group of Peruvian kids and their adult allies will make a case for why a childhood free from violence and filled with playful learning is the key to the kind of innovation that can drive economic prosperity in this century.

Rolling in the Deep: Tips for Treading Turbulent Classroom Waters

Nancy Rappaport | Posted 06.15.2013 | Parents
Nancy Rappaport

Prevention is so much more important than predicting risk. In the wake of recent school tragedies and a resonating fear in schools, these key tips are invaluable for both teachers and administrators alike, as well as for parents.

Time to Pass the Youth PROMISE Act

Robin_Wright | Posted 05.20.2013 | Impact
Robin_Wright

Rather than focusing on ineffective and wasteful "one size fits all" approaches, the Youth PROMISE Act invests in local, culturally and geographically relevant, proven and promising violence prevention and intervention strategies that save lives and enable youth to realize their vast potential.

Victor Rivers Connects

Dennis Danziger | Posted 05.15.2013 | Impact
Dennis Danziger

In this age of obsessive testing, it's clear to me that students sometimes need to get out of their classrooms in order to learn something that can't be graded but might just stick, something that will make a difference in the world we are creating together.

Why Do People Stay in Abusive Relationships?

Dr. Craig Malkin | Posted 05.01.2013 | Politics
Dr. Craig Malkin

Mark Warden's recent comments about domestic violence reflect our shared confusion and impatience as a society. It doesn't matter whether we're conservatives or liberals, ignorant or well-informed, we all have an instant negative reaction when we see people return to or stay in abusive relationships.

Katherine Bindley

An App To Screen For Guns On Facebook

HuffingtonPost.com | Katherine Bindley | Posted 02.20.2013 | Technology

EyeGuardian started out as an app to help parents detect suspicious activity -- such as potential cyberbullying and inappropriate photos -- on their c...

Obama Points to Minneapolis as a Model for Reducing Youth Violence

Larry_Cohen | Posted 04.09.2013 | Impact
Larry_Cohen

The experience in Minneapolis, as in Los Angeles -- where a similar comprehensive approach has slashed gang-related homicides by 35 percent -- shows that progress can be made even in the absence of gun controls.

Homicides in Chicago

Tio Hardiman | Posted 04.01.2013 | Chicago
Tio Hardiman

We cannot continue to sit back and wait for the next homicide to occur. It's time to get out on the front end and stop homicides from occurring in the first place.

Post-Traumatic Design

2012-02-16-archdailyreal.jpg | Posted 03.31.2013 | Arts

By Vanessa Quirk (Read the original story here) Over a month has passed since the Sandy Hook tragedy. Its surviving students have gone back to ...

It's Time for a National Conversation on Preventing Violence

Matthew Albracht | Posted 02.19.2013 | Impact
Matthew Albracht

To be sure, we all have a part to play in making violence prevention a real priority. We must work diligently and vigorously to build and implement the programs, structures and support systems that will help us shift toward a more peaceful culture.

Guns, Mental Illness and Violent Masculinity: A Recipe to Kill

Dr. Alan Heisterkamp | Posted 02.17.2013 | Education
Dr. Alan Heisterkamp

Namely, there are many boys with whom I've worked over the years who could be described in a similar manner to that of Adam Lanza, but who never took out their rage and anger on others. What made Adam Lanza different? What's happening here?

A History of Violence

Joseph Bobrow | Posted 02.15.2013 | Media
Joseph Bobrow

Our culture, in which the draw of violence is turbo-charged, glamorized and commercialized, clearly plays a pivotal role in the psychological problems of an alarmingly growing number of young men who commit wanton murder.

Gangster Rap and the History of Violence

Tio Hardiman | Posted 12.25.2012 | Chicago
Tio Hardiman

There is a need to work on challenging the behaviors of young men and women by helping them understand that violence should be observed as unacceptable behavior.

Yoga: Helping Survivors of Sexual Trauma to Heal

Rob Schware | Posted 12.08.2012 | Healthy Living
Rob Schware

Zabie Khorakiwala has managed UC Irvine's violence prevention programs for the past two years and became dedicated to providing survivors of sexual trauma with tangible ways to heal.

The Deadly Recession: Dangers of a Down Economy

Lisa Firestone | Posted 10.28.2012 | Healthy Living
Lisa Firestone

Over the last few years, studies have suggested a connection between unemployment and suicide rates.

Violence Spreads Like an Infectious Disease

Tio Hardiman | Posted 07.10.2012 | Chicago
Tio Hardiman

One way to look at violence would be to treat violence as a public health issue and work hard on changing the way people think about violence.

No Longer Number 1!

Alyn Ware | Posted 08.04.2011 | World
Alyn Ware

As a New Zealander living part-time in the United States for nearly two decades, I have until now been perplexed by the American compulsion to have to...

Curbing the Tide on Decades of Violence in Chicago

Tio Hardiman | Posted 07.09.2011 | Chicago
Tio Hardiman

Imagine growing up in a system where, generation after generation, the zip code you live in means you are going to have to fight the moment you walk out the front door.