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~Domestic Violence is the #1 cause of injury for women. (National Domestic Violence Hotline)
~About one million people commit suicide each year. (World Health Organization)
~About 500,000 people are victims of gun violence each year in America. (FBI and CDC)
~75% of all school shootings are connected to bullying and harassment Against The Shooter (nobullying.com)
~The average person will see 200,000 acts of violence on TV by age 18. (American Psychiatric Association)
~The average person will see 16,000 simulated murders on TV by age 18. (American Psychiatric Association)
~There are about 100,000 alcohol related deaths each year in America. (CDC and NCAAD)
~There are about 45,000 suicides and 18,000 homicides each year in America. (CDC)
~Gun violence is the leading cause of death for blacks between ages 1-19. (State of Black America)
~70% of murders, 40% of robberies, and 20% of aggravated assaults in the U.S. involves a gun. (FBI)
~According to the National Adult Literacy Survey, 70% of all incarcerated adults cannot read at a 4th grade level.
~According to a special report, Early Warning, from the Annie E. Casey Foundation, “…the process of dropping out begins long before high school. It stems from loss of interest in middle school, often triggered by retention in grade…and that, in a great many cases, is the result of not being able to read proficiently as early as fourth grade.”
~Reading on grade-level by the end of third grade is one of the most critical milestones in education. Studies show that 74% of 3rd graders who read poorly still struggle in ninth grade, and third grade reading scores can predict a student’s likelihood to graduate high school.
-Fatherless boys and girls are: twice as likely to drop out of high school; twice as likely to end up in jail; four times more likely to need help for emotional or behavioral problems. (US D.H.H.S.)
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"Hurting people are everywhere. When hurting individuals mismanage their hurt, we will eventually have violence."