Ross
Ross

As a prosecutor in Indianapolis, Ross feels that the “weight of human misery” he witnesses day in and day out is often too much to bear.

Eric
Eric

As a chaplain at a major medical center, Eric has seen over 100 gunshot injuries. He channels his vicarious trauma into writing poetry.

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Love and Strength

Teachers from the mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary school in Newtown, CT share their memories of December 14, 2012.

Ranisha
Ranisha

Speaking about community gun violence, Ranisha says, “You take a life every time and people get scared of the world if they’re not safe.”

Promise
Promise

“What people don’t know is the gun violence is used today because of hatred. People hate on their own race. You can’t never have something everybody wants because someone is going to be plotting on you.”

Neicy
Neicy

“A lot of my family members died because of gun violence.”

Eric
Eric

When one of Eric’s parolees commit a violation, he questions what he - as an “armed social worker” - could’ve done differently.

Marc

Marc was a first responder during the mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School. He wrestles with feelings of powerless and trauma.

Unknown
Unknown

This woman was attending a vigil outside of Pulse Nightclub in Orlando, FL.

"My daughter came out to me when she was 15... and my best worst fear for her was that people would be unkind. My worst worst fear is this.”


Ross
Eric
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Love and Strength
Ranisha
Promise
Neicy
Eric
Marc
Unknown
Ross

As a prosecutor in Indianapolis, Ross feels that the “weight of human misery” he witnesses day in and day out is often too much to bear.

Eric

As a chaplain at a major medical center, Eric has seen over 100 gunshot injuries. He channels his vicarious trauma into writing poetry.

Love and Strength

Teachers from the mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary school in Newtown, CT share their memories of December 14, 2012.

Ranisha

Speaking about community gun violence, Ranisha says, “You take a life every time and people get scared of the world if they’re not safe.”

Promise

“What people don’t know is the gun violence is used today because of hatred. People hate on their own race. You can’t never have something everybody wants because someone is going to be plotting on you.”

Neicy

“A lot of my family members died because of gun violence.”

Eric

When one of Eric’s parolees commit a violation, he questions what he - as an “armed social worker” - could’ve done differently.

Marc

Marc was a first responder during the mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School. He wrestles with feelings of powerless and trauma.

Unknown

This woman was attending a vigil outside of Pulse Nightclub in Orlando, FL.

"My daughter came out to me when she was 15... and my best worst fear for her was that people would be unkind. My worst worst fear is this.”


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