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Cure Violence- Unity House to be part of community panel

Unity House is pleased to be part of a panel of community organizations and stakeholders to bring Cure Violence to Troy and surrounding communities.

Cure Violence is guided by clear understandings that violence is a health issue, that individuals and communities can change for the better, that community partners and strategic partnerships are keys to success, and that rigorous, scientific, professional ways of working are essential for effectiveness.

You can learn more about approaching violence as a public epidemic similar to infectious diseases and about the science of violent behavior at the website for Cure Violence.  Especially recommend is the link to the TedMED talk of Gary Slutkin, who discusses the study of violence in communities.