GOODCamp 2016 White Paper
GOODCamp 2016 Report A Holistic Approach It was a long, hot, violent summer in our Nation’s Capital. Varying factors increased the number of homicides in Washington, DC by an unprecedented 54% in 2015. Of the 1,183 crimes committed with guns in the first eight months of 2015, 428 occurred over the summer months of June and July. DC was placed on high alert; 22 of 39 regional clusters of the city, including Anacostia, were classified as hotbeds for violence because of the previous year. As a result, GOODProjects, a newly formed organization combining the individual talents, charitable activities and community involvement of three former Georgetown student-athletes, initiated our pilot summer program, GOODCamp, to combat the rise of gun violence in DC.