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Taking Aim at Reducing Firearm Accidents

Criminal charges are rarely filed against firearm owners in the wake of “accidents.” Why are we so reluctant to hold irresponsible gun owners legally accountable, even when children gain access to negligently stored firearms?

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The Book of Hope

In his new book Reclaiming the American Dream: Proven Solutions for Creating Economic Opportunity for All,[1] Ben Hecht spotlights efforts that are successfully addressing some of the country’s most pressing issues: meaningful employment, economic empowerment, impactful civic involvement, education that works. 

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Featured Researcher

Young Joo Park
Policy Analyst
"I enjoy making my data tell a story."
As a Rockefeller Institute researcher, Young Joo Park focuses on institutional healthcare disparities, healthcare finance, and public health insurance. Her doctoral dissertation, “Geographic Disparities in Access to Nursing Home Services: Assessing Fiscal Stress and Quality of Care,” was published in the journal Health Services Research in November 2017.
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