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Allison Jordan is a research associate for Gun Violence Prevention at American Progress. Prior to joining American Progress, Jordan worked at Colgate University as a research assistant and was a policy intern at the Udall Foundation, where she worked on native nation building. Jordan also interned for Sens. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) and Catherine Cortez Masto (D-NV), where she assisted with Indian affairs, civil rights, and immigration. Jordan graduated magna cum laude from Colgate University with a bachelor’s degree in sociology and peace and conflict studies, with a focus on Latin America.

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The Bipartisan Safer Communities Act, 1 Year Later Report
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The Bipartisan Safer Communities Act, 1 Year Later

The Bipartisan Safer Communities Act, the first major federal gun safety bill passed in nearly 30 years, has closed gun law loopholes and implemented new gun violence prevention policies, as well as made significant investments in school and community safety that are saving lives.

8 Ways To Reduce Gun Violence in Minnesota Report
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8 Ways To Reduce Gun Violence in Minnesota

In Minnesota, violent crime is increasingly fueled by firearms, as the state lacks foundational gun control laws that would improve public safety and save lives.

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How Policymakers Can Reduce Gun Violence in Michigan Report
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How Policymakers Can Reduce Gun Violence in Michigan

This report highlights additional opportunities for Michigan policymakers to improve public safety through the enactment of popular and proven policies that many other states have successfully adopted to save lives.

Allison Jordan

Recommendations for Newly Confirmed ATF Director Steve Dettelbach Article

Recommendations for Newly Confirmed ATF Director Steve Dettelbach

This coalition letter, led by the Center for American Progress in partnership with gun violence prevention and allied organizations, includes a list of immediate actions the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives can take to reduce gun violence.

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Gun Violence Is Having a Devastating Impact on Young People Fact Sheet
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Gun Violence Is Having a Devastating Impact on Young People

Children and teenagers are suffering from gun violence at disproportionate rates, all while some elected officials push for measures that would further endanger our young generations.

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The Impact of Gun Violence in Michigan Report
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The Impact of Gun Violence in Michigan

Michigan has taken important steps to reduce gun violence, but state leaders should engage in additional actions to further address this public health crisis.

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The COVID-19 Response in Indian Country Report

The COVID-19 Response in Indian Country

The disproportionate devastation COVID-19 is having in Native American communities lays bare the U.S. government’s systemic failure to meet its trust and treaty obligations.

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