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In the past four years, Stockton has had an average of 153 injury shootings and homicides which resulted in an annual expense to taxpayers of more than $250MM. According to NICJR’s latest report, if Stockton could reduce its gun violence rate by just 20%, that could result in a government savings of $50MM every year. READ >>

The Hope and Heal Fund is an essential partner in building healthy communities across California. Reducing gun violence is a bigger task than any one foundation can tackle on its own. Through the collective efforts of this statewide funder collaborative, we have the best chance to increase well-being in California and decrease gun-related mortality and the trauma it leaves behind.

Chet P. Hewitt, President and CEO of Sierra Health Foundation and The Center

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We all deserve to feel secure where we live, work and play; but in reality with thousands of Californians killed or injured from gun violence every year there is much work to be done.

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