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Cities United
is a national initiative led by mayors to end violence against African American men and boys and to create safe, healthy, hopeful communities.
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Cities United Sep 13
Happy birthday ! We hope you have an amazing day. We are thankful for leadership and service on our Advisory Board.
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Cities United Sep 10
“Gun violence is plaguing our cities, our nation and the very soul of our society, and it’s even more devastating to our communities and families when it impacts our children and youth,”
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Cities United Sep 12
“Doing nothing about America’s gun violence crisis is simply unacceptable and it is time to stand with the American public on gun safety,”
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anthony smith Sep 12
one of key strategies is connecting cities to cities, & leaders to leaders, so they can share/learn together..s/o to & for leaning into this strategy
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Michael Filmore Sep 12
We have to stop normalizing the deaths of black and brown bodies due to gun shots. Every kid lost in this city is a detriment to this city and to society / Check the thread and article please RT
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Flyover State Mom Sep 12
Yes. And we nice white ladies who joined the movement after Sandy Hook because they looked like our kids need to own that WE ARE VERY LATE TO THE GAME and *show up* for ALL the kids, families, and communities impacted by gun violence.
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Maritza Valenzuela Sep 12
“We need to stop seeing urban gun violence as a challenge for black and brown communities, and see it as a public health crisis affecting all of us...hundreds of lives lost or altered by a preventable problem.”
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Cities United Sep 12
“Doing nothing about America’s gun violence crisis is simply unacceptable and it is time to stand with the American public on gun safety,”
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Cities United Sep 10
“Gun violence is plaguing our cities, our nation and the very soul of our society, and it’s even more devastating to our communities and families when it impacts our children and youth,”
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Brooklyn Park, MN Sep 10
Mayor recently attended the 6th annual convening of , a national movement focused on eliminating the violence among African-American men. Lunde is an advisory board member and has been a member since it launched.
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#LoveLearnLead Sep 9
“Rumble is important, not just for the restoration, but for the healing aspect. This is the one time of year where there's no battling, no second guessing. It's just love and being loved." — Register for the 9th Annual Rumble Young Man, Rumble!
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Ify Ike Sep 8
Replying to @ants012369
“We need trauma-centered hospitals, but I don’t want to invest in that forever. We need multi-pronged approaches that address the right now and get us where we need to be” on the mindset needed to actually move us forward in Black/Brown gun violence
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Cities United Sep 7
Happy birthday Mayor !! We hope you are having an amazing day.
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Community Justice Action Fund Sep 7
At they help cities reimagine what safety looks like that aren't just prevention and intervention -
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Cities United Sep 1
This is the same rallying cry Mayors & issued when they partnered w/ & to create . Our mayors/cities care, and are working everyday to keep young Black men & boys safe, healthy & hopeful
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anthony smith Sep 6
join two of my favorite partners ( & ) for a discussion about gun violence in Black and Brown communities.
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CLASP Sep 6
Thanks, for re-posting reflections from and about the convening.
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Ify Ike Sep 5
First met when I was working for the City of New York. His message is consistent and clear: Data Alone Won’t Save Us! Data +Empathy + Community-Led Strategies + Resources. Real solutions from Anthony✊🏽
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Cities United Sep 4
Join our ED in DC this weekend for . The lab is a space to expand our imagination surrounding the ways that policy can enable progressive change in black communities.
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Cities United Sep 1
This is the same rallying cry Mayors & issued when they partnered w/ & to create . Our mayors/cities care, and are working everyday to keep young Black men & boys safe, healthy & hopeful
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