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Learn how you can prevent gun violence in California

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Ask if there is a gun in the home where your child visits or plays

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Save a life if a family member is in crisis — get a Gun Violence Restraining Order (GVRO)

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Report domestic violence. Call the police if you suspect someone is being abused

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Urge pediatricians and medical professionals to talk to patients about the risks of guns in the home

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Stand up against stigma to create safe and supportive communities and prevent firearm suicide

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Get the resources to organize in communities of color

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Nominate your city for Advance Peace to end cyclical gun violence

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Educate your elected officials and register voters

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Advance race and gender justice

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Give to the Hope and Heal Fund

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Understand The Facts

Hope and Heal Funded Reports

San Bernardino California: The Cost of Gun Violence

National Institute for Criminal Justice Reform Read

Stockton California: The Cost of Gun Violence

National Institute for Criminal Justice Reform Read

More than mass shootings: Gun violence narratives in California News

Berkeley Media Studies Group Read

Lethal Hispanic/Latino Firearm Victimization in California

Violence Policy Center Read

Data Collection in California in Support of Violence Prevention: Strengths, Limitations, and Opportunities

Violence Policy Center Read

Limiting Access to Lethal Means: Applying the Social Ecological Model for Firearm Suicide Prevention

The Educational Fund to Stop Gun Violence Read

Key Findings and Recommendations of Lethal Hispanic/Latino Firearm Victimization in California

Violence Policy Center Read

Gun Violence Against Sexual and Gender Minorities in the United States: A Review of Research Findings and Needs

Williams Institute Read

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To tackle one of the greatest epidemics of our lifetimes like gun violence, we must take a collaborative strategic approach. No one organization or funder can do this alone. Join the Hope and Heal Fund today to work with us as we fight to keep our homes and communities safe and free from death, injury and trauma due to preventable gun violence.

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