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Members

While many are talking about “Collective Impact,” the Violence Prevention Coalition continues to advocate for what we call “collaborative impact.” In other words, what happens when community organizations come together, to leverage resources to achieve common goals.

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Workgroups

Our Work Groups are issue-oriented groups focusing on advancing the conversation of violence prevention in their area. Work Groups may focus on advocacy, trainings, providing shared resources, and researching best practices.

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Coalition-Wide Meetings

Our Coalition-Wide Meetings are held quarterly, and are open and free to all. Each meeting highlights a topic that has emerged as an area or issue of interest to our membership.

  • Leveraging our strengths

    Leveraging our strengths

    Dear Members, We’re so excited to announce a new collaboration for the Violence Prevention Coalition. We have officially partnered with the Violence Policy Center out of Washington D.C. to be their voice in California sharing their research and reporting onRead More »

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Member Voices

The beauty of the VPC is that there is a rich diversity of professionals and organizations represented. As members meet and discuss issues, there is an organic multidisciplinary approach that occurs. We all learn from one another’s experience, passion, and expertise. Such an approach allows us to analyze situations and envision solutions that address not just ‘symptoms,’ but ‘systems.’

Frank Blaney Responsible Young Fatherhood Project, Children's Hospital Los Angeles

Violence is Preventable

Over the past twenty years, the Violence Prevention Coalition has been at the forefront of the movement to frame violence as a public health issue. We believe violence is the most urgent public health issue of our time. As one of the leading causes of death among our young people nationwide, violence is an epidemic that needs to be recognized, named, and treated with the same investment we give lethal diseases.

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