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    What is Community Violence

    What is Community Violence?

    Community Violence | Exposure to intentional acts of interpersonal violence committed in public areas by individuals who are not intimately related to the victim. Acts of community violence include but are not limited to riots, sniper attacks, gang wars, drive-by shootings, bullying, workplace assaults, terrorist attacks, torture, bombings, war, ethnic cleansing, and widespread sexual, physical, and emotional abuse.

    An individual or group that is a threat to their immediate community by physical violence or participating in activities that promote hatred or intolerance to freedom
    Oliver, 40, personal trainer
    An egregious act against someone who resides in your neighborhood
    Shelly, 34, bank teller
    Any act or activity perpetrated by an individual, group of individuals or institution that threatens the health, safety, or well-being of members of a given community
    Mark, 60, CEO
    Violent or nefarious acts committed by individuals or groups against members of a particular community
    Aaron, 29, security guard
    The unwarranted attack of a person or group of people simply because of their inherited demographics
    Gina, 22, graduate student


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