Take a stand with us to ensure that together we LIVE FREE from gun violence and incarceration. We are calling on people of faith across the country to PREACH, PRAY and ACT to heal our nation.
A short list of LIVE FREE Congregations participating in the Sabbath
Awaiting the verdict in the Zimmerman/Martin case has ignited a national conversation on race, violence and justice. We are calling on people of faith across the country to PREACH, PRAY and ACT to heal our nation.
Michelle Alexander's groundbreaking book outlines how the country's current system of mass incarceration systematically strips African Americans of most of the essential rights gained during the Civil Rights movement.
One of the architects of Boston Ceasefire tells the story of the violence prevention model that has demonstrated dramatic results in stopping violent crime in Boston and numerous cities across the country.
This are the latest research results (2011) on the effectiveness of the Boston Ceasefire model by Harvard researchers Anthony Braga and David Weisburd.
An extremely powerful and important documentary about the street outreach workers who "interrupt" violence as a part of Chicago's Ceasefire program.
Berrien and Winship’s important examination of the relationship between the Ten-Point Coalition and the Boston Police Department during the ‘Boston Miracle.’
An examination of factors leading to increase in youth violence in Boston after the 1990’s
Field report to philanthropic institutions on findings from a 1998-200 demonstration project focused on understanding the challenges and the capacity of Faith-based organizations to impact High-risk youth.
A detailed examination of the factors that led to the end of the ‘Boston Miracle’; finding a lack of continued support for the policies rather than a problem with the Cease Fire model.
Lessons Learned from Police Research over the past 20 Years
A study examining the effects of the Ten-Point Coalition in the reduction of youth violence in Boston.
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