NEWS & VIEWS OF PHILLIPS SINCE 1976
Sunday July 23rd 2017

Keep citizen journalism alive!

Donatebutton_narrow

Archives

Violence like parasite; also treatable

By St. Paul’s Youth Group

Violence is like a parasite; infectious, dangerous, unbiased, and yet also treatable.

Fortunately, the steps in treating both are also very similar, and like all parasites we will eventually find a cure.

According to cureviolence.org the essential elements of curing violence coincide with the treatment of a disease: 1) interrupting transmission of the disease, 2) reducing the risk of the highest risk, and 3) changing community norms.

“I heard guns firing so I couldn’t sleep until 2:05 AM. I was scared and I can’t sleep now.”…Anthony

“People have come into my house and robbed our money and my dad has to work harder.”…Edwin

You all can make a difference, and we want to remind you who you are setting an example for.

“We can make small changes that can become big impacts in our neighborhood.”…Jose

Share this with your friends:
  • email
  • Print
  • PDF
  • Twitter
  • Facebook
  • Tumblr
  • Digg
  • StumbleUpon
  • del.icio.us
  • Google Bookmarks

Leave a Reply