Our Vision

To harness the collective power of individuals, communities, corporate leaders, government and philanthropy to ensure that homes and communities in California are safe and free from death, injury and trauma caused by gun violence.

Safe Homes

No one is injured, killed or threatened by a gun in a home and all firearm suicides are prevented

Safe Communities

All neighborhoods are free from gun violence including our schools, houses of worship, community spaces and workplaces; and the cycle of gun violence is broken in California’s impacted communities

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In the Spotlight

Aligned vision for a healthier and safer California $21 million increase ($9 million last year) for public funding of community-based, gun violence intervention strategies. Governor Newsom signed into law the Fiscal Year 2019-2020 budget that includes $30 million CalVIP. Hope and Heal Fund provided funding for forums to educate policymakers on successful strategies.

Implications For California More California communities can scale up their efforts to interrupt gun violence and many communities will now have funding to finally implement effective strategies.

Hope And Heal Fund In The News

The Hope and Heal Fund produces quarterly updates to our members and partners. We encourage you to sign up for our newsletters to stay up to date on current gun violence prevention strategies and best practices. 

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Brian Malte’s Blog

Gain insight, understanding and expertise from Executive Director, Brian Malte's original blog posts. 

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