Claire Freckmann

Program Assistant
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Claire is the program assistant for Joyce’s Gun Violence Prevention & Justice Reform program. Before joining Joyce, Claire was a data assistant for the IVDRS (Illinois Violent Death Reporting System) and SUDORS (State Unintentional Drug Overdose Reporting System) research team at Northwestern University. She held this position for 3 years before joining Joyce. She has a bachelor’s degree in Psychology and a minor in Sociology from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.

Originally being from Wisconsin, Claire loves to explore Chicago and find new places to shop and eat.

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Joyce Foundation Recommendations For Next Cook County State’s Attorney

We believe the next State’s Attorney could advance the shared goals of reducing crime and promoting public safety in the county in a fair and just way by adopting these recommendations.

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Political Violence and the 2024 Elections

Rresearchers from the National Policing Institute discuss a new, first of its kind research report that examines the implementation of state laws mandating reporting of lost and stolen firearms and offers recommendations for their improvement.

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Emerging Research into Concealed Carry Licensing

Researchers from The Johns Hopkins Center for Gun Violence Solutions discussed two new research studies about the changing policy landscape regarding state concealed carry gun laws.

Grantee Spotlight

Collective Engagement for Community Peace: Understanding the Black & Brown Researchers Collective

We caught up recently with Dr. Buggs, one of the nation’s leading experts on community violence intervention and using anti-racist methods to reduce gun violence, about the status of the Collective and what’s to come.

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Black & Brown Researchers Collective

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Reimagining Public Safety: Community Listening Sessions with Black Communities and Defenders

A discussion on the report "Reimagining Public Safety: Community Listening Sessions with Black Communities and Defenders" which aims to help build sustainable public safety reforms formed on a responsiveness to community needs.

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Using Public Funding for Community Violence Intervention Strategies: Successes and Challenges

Panelists discussed new report "Coordinating Safety: Building and Sustaining Offices of Violence Prevention and Neighborhood Safety" which examines the current landscape of Offices of Violence Prevention and identifies policy recommendations.

Grantee Spotlight

Gun Violence Prevention Advocates Reflect on “Aspirational” Work During 11th Annual Vigil

In December 2023, Joyce grantee Newtown Action Alliance held it's 11th annual vigil. Hundreds of survivors, many carrying pictures of fallen loved ones, packed St. Mark’s Episcopal Church in Washington, D.C.

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Newtown Action Alliance

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Working with CDC’s National Violent Death Reporting System (NVDRS)

Panelists presented NVDRS, discussed how NVDRS data was used in their work, and showcased how other researchers can access NVDRS for their own work through the Restricted Access Database, or RAD.