It’s the best news you’ve probably never heard.
Oakland, long synonymous with gun violence, is suddenly emerging as a national leader in the field of violence prevention. Since 2012, shootings are down more than 50 percent and are on pace to reach their lowest levels in decades.
California leaders have much to learn from how people in Oakland came together to rewrite the violence reduction playbook.
[For more on this story by Reygan Cunningham and Mike McLively, go to https://witnessla.com/op-ed-lo...trategies-that-work/]