The 2018 FBI Crime Clock indicated violent crimes such as murder, rape, robbery, and assault occur every 26.2 seconds on average.
Communities are hurting in a number of ways.
Seconds a violent crime occured
The nation's homicide rate rose between 2019-2020
From 2019-2020 the US recorded the highest ever year-to-year increase in homicides
Total number of gun violence deaths in 2021
As of October 2021, around 35,638 total deaths due to gun violence have been recorded
Women and men experience interpersonal violence every year
Around 20 individuals are abused every minute
1 in 4
Women have been victims of severe violence
Around 25% of women have been the victims of severe physical violence
1 in 7
Men have been victims of severe violence
Around 14% of men have been the victims of severe physical violence
Calls about interpersonal violence per day
Domestic violence hotlines receive around 20K calls each day
Reports of human trafficking to the Trafficking Hotline
From December 2007 – December 2019, 63,380 total situations of human trafficking were identified
Survivors & victims reported
In 2019, the Trafficking Hotline recorded 22,326 trafficking victims & survivors, a 19% increase from 2018
Thank you, heroes.
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More ways to heal together
Check out our Spotify playlists
These are stressful times for our caregivers. To help soothe the soul, we’ve created some calming Spotify playlists. Find a quiet place, close your eyes, breathe—and listen.
Go to playlists
Find calm through mindfulness
You do so much for others, but don’t forget to take care of yourself. Using these short videos, take a minute or two to meditate, contemplate, breathe, and focus.
Reclaim your calm
Start a group gratitude card
Imagine a "thank you" card where dozens of people can add messages, GIFs, photos and videos. That's exactly what you can put into motion by going to Kudoboard.com.
Go to Kudoboard