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Faith in San Joaquin leaders are holding a series of prayer/praise walks targeting the five hot spots in Stockton to build relationships within those areas, identify new leaders and increase participation in Live Free efforts to reduce violence and increase alternatives to incarceration. In addition to their work to ensure full implementation of Proposition 47 in San Joaquin county, leaders are working to shape the use of funds from a local sales tax to help fund re-entry services and rehabilitation and to help build out local Cease Fire efforts to reduce gun violence. Leaders are also part of the health for all work across the Valley to build momentum for additional state and county-level policy to cover the Valley’s remaining uninsured residents and to strengthen the health care safety net. At the county level, this includes educating stakeholders about the need to use county surplus savings for mental health and community clinics in Stockton.