About VetoViolence

VetoViolence.cdc.gov has been developed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to provide grantees and partners with access to training and tools that focus on the primary prevention of violence.

The portal includes free training, program planning resources, and an on-line application for the creation of success stories.

Please check back often as the portal will continue to evolve as additional resources are added.

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About CDC

For more than 60 years, the CDC has protected health and promoted quality of life through the prevention and control of disease, injury, and disability. CDC is committed to programs that reduce the health and economic consequences of the leading causes of death and disability, thereby ensuring a long, productive, healthy life for all people.

CDC has been studying patterns of violence since the early 1980's. The Division of Violence Prevention seeks to help people live life to their fullest potential by preventing violence before it initially occurs.

    CDC's core activities in violence prevention include:
  • monitoring violence-related deaths, injuries, and behaviors;
  • conducting research on risk and protective factors;
  • helping partners plan, implement, and evaluate prevention strategies, programs, and policies; and
  • promoting the widespread adoption of effective strategies, programs, and policies.
Lots of people representing all Americans because all of us can be impacted by any of the five violence types

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