Events

June 13, 2024
Fox 4
Fox 4’s Kevin Barry shares the first in a three-part series highlighting the 360 model from the Empowerment Network of Omaha and Kansas City’s implementation of KC 360.
March 5, 2024
KSHB
KSHB 41’s Caroline Hogan shares information from the KC United For Safety event hosted by KC Common Good.
March 1, 2024
CNN
CNN’s Ray Sanchez shares stories filled with emotion from the candlelight vigil honoring victims of the Super Bowl Parade shooting and offering solutions to Kansas City’s rising violence.
March 1, 2024
KCTV 5
Across Kansas City, diverse partnerships have started to collectively address violence prevention, intervention, enforcement, re-entry support and expanded social services. KCTV 5’s Morgan Mobley shares progress from the first year
September 15, 2023
Fox 4 KC
Police receive training in de-escalation, but what if you happen on to a tense situation. Friday, an organization held what it calls “active bystander training."
June 20, 2023
Startland News
Leaders and organizations who are directly connected and engaged with their communities – especially communities of color – are essential to…
June 12, 2023
The Kansas City Star
What KC can learn from Omaha
June 12, 2023
KETV 7 Omaha
Cities look to Omaha program as model for gun violence reduction
May 26, 2023
FOX 4 Kansas City
Kansas City nonprofits Partners for Peace and KC Common Good will host a summit to help other antiviolence groups get funding.
May 23, 2023
KCTV
KC Common Good sponsored a forum today with 15 candidates who are all vying for seats within the Kansas City…
May 18, 2023
City of Kansas City
On May 17th, Chief Stacey Graves announced a new plan dedicated to reducing violent crime and gun violence in Kansas City.
May 17, 2023
KSHB
The Kansas City, Missouri, Police Department held a press conference Wednesday to discuss new partnerships in hopes of helping the city…
May 17, 2023
Kansas City Police Department
On May 17th, Chief Stacey Graves announced a new plan dedicated to reducing violent crime and gun violence in Kansas City.
May 10, 2023
The Telegraph Martin City and South KC
Attendees will break out into smaller groups to discuss the chief’s plans and report their thoughts and concerns
April 18, 2023
KMBC
"We had a very violent weekend last weekend, and felt like doing this would in some way help us prevent some future violence," Darren…
February 15, 2023
Northeast News
Last week, nine Kansas City Council Members introduced legislation to appropriate $30 million over the next five years for violence prevention programs across the city.
November 21, 2022
KMBC
Local advocacy groups are calling it a historic start to the month after a small break in violence in Kansas City, Missouri
October 27, 2022
The Kansas City Star
The city is failing': Leaders denounce homicides as KC approaches second deadliest year
October 7, 2022
FOX 4 Kansas City
The new year is going to bring a new, more comprehensive approach for addressing gun violence in Kansas City.
August 19, 2022
The Kansas City Star
A crime-fighting approach in Omaha could help Kansas City stem the rise of gun violence, according to nonprofit KC Common Good…
August 19, 2022
FOX 4 Kansas City
Kansas City leaders met Friday with their counterparts from Omaha, Nebraska, to learn new strategies for reducing gun violence.
August 18, 2022
The Kansas City Star
Kansas City's next approach to combating violent crime could be distinctly influenced by a successful program in Omaha. KC Common Good…
May 24, 2022
KC Chamber of Commerce
Full report findings of the Kansas City Police Chief Community Listening Sessions and Community Survey have been presented to the Board of Police Commissioners
April 6, 2022
Startland News
A coalition of funders and employers are teaming up to provide 500 high school students across the Kansas City metro with paid summer professional experiences.
March 2, 2022
The Kansas City Star
The KC Common Good Fund will help families across the Kansas City region cover the funeral costs for victims of gun violence, especially for…
March 1, 2022
FOX 4 Kansas City
A Kansas City-area nonprofit is stepping up to help the families of homicide victims. KC Common Good launched its…
August 4, 2021
KCUR
As Kansas City grapples with community violence, a new youth internship program is aiming to change the trajectory of at-risk teens.
April 9, 2021
Startland News
An effort backed by Kansas City's mayor and a coalition of nonprofit groups hosts to reduce violence impacting KCMO's at-risk teens by…
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