Hope and Heal Blog

  • March 20, 2024| Diana Guardado

    The First National Latino Leadership Convening on Gun Violence

    Discover the transformative power of unity at the National Latino Leadership Convening on Gun Violence, where 100 leaders ignited toward sustainable, community-driven solutions for preventing firearm injuries, deaths, and trauma. We’re thrilled to announce the groundbr Continue Reading >>
  • October 31, 2022| Diana Guardado

    Creating Sustainable Educational Outreach Campaigns

    Sustainable progress is the pursuit of social, environmental, and economic prosperity for our current generation and the rising generation. As I have been conducting research on Lake Bunyonyi, Uganda, I have uncovered the key to creating sustainable, culturally responsive, a Continue Reading >>
  • July 17, 2022| Diana Guardado

    A Perspective from Abroad

    “No problem can be solved from the same level of consciousness that created it,” ~ Albert Einstein. The team at the Hope and Heal Fund recognizes the need to ascend into a new frame of thinking to solve gun violence. We have identified successful gun violence prevention Continue Reading >>
  • December 2, 2021| Brian Malte

    How We Should Address California’s Gun Violence Problem

    Six years ago, 14 people were killed in the tragic mass shooting at the Inland Regional Center in San Bernardino. To prevent more senseless gun violence and pave a new way to work collaboratively on equitable and community-led solutions, we need to move beyond the cultural a Continue Reading >>
  • August 10, 2021| Diana Guardado

    The Means to Combat Gun Violence Are Within Our Grasp

    I am Diana Guardado, the Summer 2021 social media intern for the Hope and Heal Fund. Before I reflect on my new relationship with the gun violence movement, I would like to share a snapshot of my upbringing and activism work. Continue Reading >>