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For the Media
25 Years of Gun Violence Prevention Research Grant Making

In 1993, the Joyce Foundation launched our Gun Violence Program (now known as the Gun Violence Prevention & Justice Reform Program), grounded in our belief...

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Gun Violence Prevention and Justice Reform
Solutions to America's Gun Violence Epidemic - Academic Researchers Weigh In

More than 110,000 Americans are killed or injured by guns every year in community violence, mass shootings, domestic violence, suicides, and accidents. We know from...

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Gun Violence Prevention and Justice Reform
Adolescent Firearm Homicide in Chicago 2013-2017: Young Black Males at High Risk

The Joyce Foundation is a supporter of the National Violent Death Reporting System (NVDRS). This Data Brief from the Illinois Violent Death Reporting System (IVDRS)...

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Carrie L. Davis
American Democracy in Crisis: The Fate of Pluralism in a Divided Nation

Overview Understanding America’s Experience and Perception of Pluralism To download the full report analyzed in this post, click here. The Joyce Foundation set out to...

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Gun Violence Prevention and Justice Reform
New Joyce-Funded Report Offers Recommendations for Reducing Illinois Gun Violence

In the wake of the tragic shooting in Aurora, Johns Hopkins Center for Gun Policy and Research has issued a new report, “Policies to Reduce...

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Environment
Achieving Equity in Lead Poisoning Prevention Policy Making

Overview Across the United States, advocates and policy makers are creating policies to prevent lead exposure and poisoning. As these policies are developed and implemented...

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Gun Violence Prevention and Justice Reform
“Columbine Generation” Ranks School Shootings as Top Issue Facing America’s Future

The generation of young Americans growing up in the post-Columbine era of school shootings and active shooter drills has no doubt about the top issue...

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Gun Violence Prevention and Justice Reform
“We Carry Guns to Stay Safe”: A New Study

Overview  Homicide is the leading cause of death for African American boys and men ages 15-34 in Chicago, and the easy availability of guns is...

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Gun Violence Prevention and Justice Reform
Gun Violence Prevention Research Report: Summer 2018

By Nina Vinik, Program Director, Gun Violence Prevention & Justice Reform Program We’re pleased to share our Summer 2018 Gun Violence Prevention Research Report, which...

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Democracy
American Democracy in Crisis: The Challenges of Voter Knowledge, Participation, and Polarization

Overview The Public Religion Research Institute and The Atlantic have published results from the first in a series of polls exploring challenges to democratic institutions...

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Environment
An Equitable Water Future: Opportunities for the Great Lakes Region

By Elizabeth Cisar, Senior Program Officer, Environment At the Joyce Foundation, we understand that our region’s vitality depends on clean water in our lakes and...

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Gun Violence Prevention and Justice Reform
Gun Violence Prevention Research Report: Winter 2018 Newsletter

By Jessyca Dudley, Program Officer, Gun Violence Prevention & Justice Reform As the new year begins, we bring you the latest issue of the Joyce Foundation’s...

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