Governor Newsom’s Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES) has selected Hope and Heal Fund as their partner to lead a statewide media campaign to inform the public and key stakeholders about California’s landmark Gun Violence Restraining Order law (GVRO) that took effect in 2016. READ MORE >>

News & Media

  • July 7, 2022

    Senator Alex Padilla Convenes Virtual Gun Violence Roundtable with Community Leaders in California

    U.S. Senator Alex Padilla (D-Calif.) hosted a virtual roundtable discussion with community leaders on addressing gun violence in communities across California. Watch >>
  • May 25, 2022

    Philanthropy’s Response to Gun Violence and Mass Shootings

    Resources to Guide Philanthropic Response Read >>
  • May 19, 2022

    Update from Hope and Heal Fund

    Answers and Solutions Read >>
  • April 27, 2022


    To reduce gun violence, start at the local level (Guest Commentary by Brian Malte and Judy Belk) Read >>
  • December 3, 2021

    San Francisco Chronicle

    Gun Violence in Oakland Has Become a “Pandemic Within the Pandemic.” Here’s what’s going on Read >>