100 Ideas for the first 100 daysApr 29, 2021
#100: Create an Office of Gun Violence Prevention In the Department of Homeland Security
By: Caroline Multerer What is the kernel of the issue? For too long, officials across the US government have refused to identify the gun violence epidemic as what it really is: a national security crisis. Why is the issue important? It’s getting worse. Gun violence deaths rose in 2020 to 19,379 (not to mention the […]
Caroline Multerer was the deputy director of operations for the Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security. She worked across the Scowcroft Center to implement strategic priorities and manage communications. She was the author of the weekly newsletter, The Strategist.
Prior to joining the Atlantic Council, Caroline was a program associate at Jones Group International, a global consulting firm owned by General James L. Jones. She holds a B.A. in International Affairs from the George Washington University’s Elliott School of International Affairs, where she graduated magna cum laude, was a Presidential Academic Scholar, and wrote and delivered the student commencement address.