Our Leaders

Joe Schick
Senior Advisor to the President and Executive Director, The Fund for HHC

Guns Down, Life Up is an initiative of The Fund for HHC, the philanthropic arm of the New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation (HHC), which supports innovative, effective, and compassionate programs across New York City. 

HHC is a robust public health system of hospitals, clinics, long term care facilities and health centers, staffed by 35,000 professionals, which serves one in six New Yorkers. 

Erik Cliette 
Senior Director
Guns Down, Life Up brings healing outside the hospital walls and into communities. 

What is GDLU?

You've seen the T-shirts, it's got New York City talking. But what is GDLU exactly?


Recent Events

GDLU was front and center at HHC Take Care New York events throughout October.


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