You can be one of the first people to enroll in Reducing Gun Violence in America: Evidence for Change.
According to Gun Violence Archive, 4,971 people in the United States have died from gun violence in 2019, as of May 13. This includes 207 children and 927 teens.
Dr. Daniel W. Webster, a leading expert on gun violence prevention and policy course, is one of the instructors for the course, which is "is designed to provide learners with the best available science and insights from top scholars across the country as well as the skills to understand which interventions are the most effective to offer a path forward for reducing gun violence in our homes, schools, and communities."
Guns and gun violence are sensitive topics in the U.S. If you live here, you've seen how polarizing this topic can be. If you live elsewhere, I'm sure you've heard news about gun violence in the U.S. As the course instructors have pointed out: "please remember that gun violence is something that affects every person differently. It’s important to understand that this course is intended to generate productive and meaningful conversation."
To read more about the course, check out this National Public Radio (NPR) article: Free Gun Violence Prevention Course Launches To Educate Young Activists.