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“There is Hope”: Moving Forward on Gun Violence in America

Our social justice book prize winner John Woodrow Cox, author of Children Under Fire, joined us to talk about the hidden impacts of gun violence on children and why he remains optimistic that our relationship with guns can change.

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Leading With Words

Senior managers at Goddard and the Isaacs Center say academic writing gives them a chance to shape their fields while deepening their understanding of the work.