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Community Investment as a Violence Reduction Strategy

Violence reduction strategies are all too often centered in a criminal justice system response while ignoring the economic alternatives that can play a much more effective role reducing violence over the long-term. For this to happen the electorate in Chicago needs to hold their political leaders accountable for their votes not just on justice issues Read more about Community Investment as a Violence Reduction Strategy[…]

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Mental Health Clinics Closing – Guaranteeing Future Violence

Long-term violence reduction strategies are to be found in the social fabric of our communities and not in our criminal justice system.  Our criminal justice system is reactive and is not built to be proactive, i.e., they respond to violence and for the most part do not prevent violence.  Prevention plays out in our ability Read more about Mental Health Clinics Closing – Guaranteeing Future Violence[…]