Overarching Goals 

1. Develop common understanding and language among health and community groups, leaders, and sectors to greatly elevate violence as a health issue

2. Increase policies to support health approaches to violence prevention

3. Change practices to increase the utilization of health and community solutions to violence prevention

4. Examine opportunities for the health approach to advance racial and health equity

5. Develop additional multi-sector partnerships and coalitions to strengthen the Movement and its relationship to [coalesce, amplify, potentiate the efforts of related movements] (community, criminal justice reform, racial equity)

Read the foundational document on Violence as a Health Issue. 

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