Sabbath Weekend

Click here for a link to the 2014 Gun Violence Prevention Sabbath Weekend website.  This site has information and resources for communities of faith interested in participating in the weekend and on an on-going basis in activities designed to prevent gun-violence.  The weekend is a collaboration of the Washington National Cathedral and Faiths United to Prevent Gun Violence.

National League of Cities

Click here for a link to the National League of Cities’ Cities United campaign, a “national partnership to eliminate violence-related deaths of African American males.”

Tour for Life

The Tour for Life PDF is an overview of “a community engagement and conversation platform developed and implemented by NO MURDERS DC and Curtis Mozie of the Tale of the Tape Foundation.  The tour built off of powerful video taken in D.C. over 20 years by Curtis Mozie of the impacts of homicide.  Over the years the Tour has held sessions at places including jails, detention centers, police training academies, churches, recreation centers, local Universities.

CHEST

Click here for link to the 2008 Comprehensive Homicide Elimination Strategy Task Force report.  This report was produced by the Comprehensive Homicide Elimination Strategy Task Force (CHEST) that was created by legislation enacted by District of Columbia City Council in 2006.  NO MURDERS DC was a driving force behind the legislation.

 

Two of the attached PDFs are the original legislation and the final bill that included language that created the CHEST.

Homicide Watch

Click here for a link to Homicide Watch DC, a “community-driven reporting project covering every murder in the District of Columbia.”