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Preventing Gun Violence

Honoring Those We Have Lost

Join us and together we can end gun violence

 
Gun Policy Reforms In America

Gun Policy Reforms In America

Strengthening the nation’s response to gun violence.

 
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Gun Violence Prevention Program

Preventing Gun Violence Through Effective Public Policies

 
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Supporting Law Enforcement

Gun Violence Prevention Strategy: Supporting Law Enforcement

Goal: The Joyce Foundation supports efforts by police, prosecutors and attorneys to  ensure the effective enforcement of laws that can  combat gun crime and violence.

Theory of Change: Strict enforcement of existing gun laws is a critical part of reducing gun violence.  Law enforcement officers and prosecutors play  an important role in enforcing the law and  keeping communities safe.  Existing laws must be vigorously defended to provide police and prosecutors with the tools they need to do their jobs.

The Joyce Approach

  • Support research on effective law enforcement strategies to combat gun violence.
  • Amplify law enforcement voices for policy reform.
  • Support efforts to defend existing gun laws.

Latest News From The Gun Violence Prevention Program

Statement by the Joyce Foundation on the Orlando Shooting

We are deeply saddened by the tragic shooting at the Pulse Nightclub in Orlando. Once again the easy availability of guns in America has led to tragedy....

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4/28/2016 9:00:00 AM

New Research Released on Race and Gun Violence

African Americans, Latinos Say Addressing Gun Violence Can Help Fix Justice System by Improving Police-Community Relations and Reducing Incarceration

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The Joyce Foundation Announces $10.2 Million in Grants

In April, 50 grants totaling $10.2 million were approved by the Joyce Foundation Board of Directors to further address pressing economic and social challenges.

 
 

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