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“The Holly”: A Story of Gang Violence and Solutions (part 1)

"For many elders, watching Black neighborhoods go to war with one another was devastating. Some saw it as a grotesque outgrowth of generations of trauma, this time fueled by tribalism, PTSD, and self-hatred."

Learning How to Be an Ally: Reforming Policing & Punishment

How do we reimagine the work of reducing poverty, supporting mental health services, and dealing with trauma to minimize substance abuse and violence, in order to diminish the need for police to step in as an end to those consequences?

Part 2: Violence Intervention and Prevention Strategies

In Part 2 of our conversation with Sasha Cotton, we asked how her office is responding with violence prevention and intervention programs, and what Minneapolis's next steps are.

Part 1: A Public Health Approach to Violence

We spoke with Sasha Cotton about how prevention strategies in Minneapolis have been evolving and what a public health-oriented approach to violence entails.