Better poised than any other institution to seize this pivotal moment and climate, UC Davis has a vision to unite researchers across disciplines to prevent violence in all its forms. Violence is a complex public health issue best understood from multiple points of view, and California, with its unique data environment and public sense of urgency, is a perfect testbed for violence research.
With your help we will turn science into action—informing policy and collaborating with communities to develop effective responses to violence that start at the local level. Training tomorrow’s leaders and shining a light on areas of greatest need, our comprehensive center will have a global impact.
Your gift to the Center for Violence Prevention Research will help:
• Create a dedicated center that will spearhead a national effort to understand the causes, consequences and prevention of violence in all its forms
• Enhance the interdisciplinary breadth of the Violence Prevention Program with six new faculty positions—spanning fields from medicine to law to the social sciences and more—to address unanswered questions
• Translate our research into evidence-driven policy and outreach programs that demonstrate to lawmakers and communities workable solutions for decreasing violence UC Davis is committed to stopping the cycle of violence.
The Center for Violence Prevention Research is one of UC Davis' Big Ideas, which are the centerpieces of the university's second comprehensive campaign to support transformative new programs.