Author: Jonathan S Jay

The Hill: How to apply COVID-19 lessons to outbreak of gun violence

By Jonathan Jay and Amber Goodwin, Opinion Contributors Outside the headlines of the COVID-19 pandemic, America’s long-running gun violence epidemic gained strength last year. Media coverage of mass shootings may have slowed, but the number of Americans fatally assaulted with firearms increased by 35 percent in U.S. cities. A surge of this magnitude has no modern precedent. It […]

Preview: Gun Violence 20/20 City Tracker

The first take from our Gun Violence 20/20 project is now live for preview! Community-based responses to gun violence require timely local data. The RISE Lab City Tracker tracks gun violence in the 100 biggest cities in the U.S. It’s designed to support data-driven efforts to bend the curve on city gun violence, which spiked by […]