“President Biden’s Executive order presents a positive vision on the future of Public safety in America”
“This is the latest example of President Biden’s proactive and robust action for more stringent and accountable gun control measures, and we are very proud to be part of advocacy leading up to this Executive order” k. Bain says,
On March 14 at the Monterey Park, California, President Biden announced an Executive order to reduce gun violence and make our communities safer. The Executive order increased the number of background
checks to be conducted before firearm sales, keeping guns out of dangerous hands by increasing the effective use of laws and holding gun industry accountable, thereby strengthening law enforcement efforts to identify and apprehend shooters.
Last year, President Biden signed the Bipartisan Safer Communities Act, the most significant piece of legislation on gun violence reduction in the last 30 years in the United States.
The efforts of Community violence intervention organizations at influencing policies and legislations on gun safety has been phenomenon and impactful over the years at reducing community violence. As member of the White House Community Violence Intervention Collaborative, K. Bain and Community Capacity Development in partnership with Cities United, The Health Alliance For Violence Intervention HAVI, CBPS Collective and National Institute for Criminal Justice Reform embarked on an 18-month strategic initiative launched by President Biden convening grassroot Community Violence intervention organizations, national funders, federal agencies to strengthen the capacity of CVI to serve as
complimentary strategy to policing in reducing violence and create safer communities. CCD and the other members of the collective spearheaded this initiative, fostering collaboration in local and national advocacy, providing technical training assistance and help to increase access to funding for local CVI using the Human Justice methodology.
The Human Justice framework of community Capacity Development is a community led strategy, using a multidisciplinary approach to engage individuals and groups to prevent circles of violence and retaliation
in the community. This strategy delivers services that save lives, address multiple safety needs, render trauma informed services and provide opportunities to improve the social, physical and economic conditions that propel community violence. President Biden’s Executive order presents a positive vision on the future of Public safety in America says K. Bain, Founder Executive Director of Community Capacity Development. This is the latest example of President Biden’s proactive and robust action for more stringent and accountable gun control measures, and we are very proud to be part of advocacy leading up to this Executive order, K.Bain Says. He further commends the President for directing his cabinet to develop a comprehensive proposal on how the federal government can better support families and communities after a mass shooting or any form of violence, to assist with long- and short-term needs-such as mental health care for grief and trauma or support for small business owners whose businesses are shot down due to lengthy shooting investigation.
Bain reiterate his commitment to continue partnership with the President in deploying the Human Justice & Healing resources of CCD to support his administration’s effort to ensure safer communities.