Public Education

How Can We Effectively Address Gun Violence?

As a multifaceted challenge, there are multifaceted strategies to address gun violence in impacted communities. The Engaging Communities report outlines the following solutions to their four key findings.


Public Education:

To address the problem of easy access to guns by high-risk people.

 

To improve relations between police and communities of color.

 

To improve social services.

 

To build community engagement structures across sectors.

 


To learn more about engaging communities to reduce gun violence: http://www.urban.org/research/publication/engaging-communities-reducing-gun-violence-road-map-safer-communities

To learn more about gun violence in Washington state: ttps://foundation.gunresponsibility.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/WA-Gun-Violence-Facts-Sheet.pdf

Additional links for Washington state gun violence research and data:


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