Day-to-Day Gun Violence Deserves Our Attention

The Coalition to Stop Gun Violence’s Impacted Community Team is excited to launch “Lives Impacted: Gun Violence Stories from Impacted Communities”, a monthly blog series highlighting this epidemic in the communities most affected, yet rarely discussed.

Last Friday, Clarence Venable was fatally shot leaving a training session on how to become violence interrupter. The program was an effort to take action and reduce the levels of violence in Washington, DC that have been steadily increasing over the past few years. By all media accounts, Clarence was…