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We serve as the source for best evidence to achieve a social understanding of mass violence upon which civic leaders, mental health professionals, journalists, policy makers, and victim assistance professionals can rely. Our vision is to provide communities access to evidence-based information and resources needed to effectively prepare for and respond to mass violence incidents.

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Los Angeles Times

The recovery of Paradise was already fragile after the Camp fire. Then came coronavirus

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PG&E to plead guilty to 84 counts of involuntary manslaughter for causing 2018's Camp Fire

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The Mercury News

Gilroy Garlic Festival canceling this year’s event; 2021 return is planned

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A man is sentenced to more than 5 years in prison for cyberstalking families of Parkland victims

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Bank of America gives $250k grant for construction of Emanuel Nine memorial

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