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Changing the Narrative: Summer Violence in Chicago
Tuesday, June 27th
6:00 – 8:00pm
Stony Island Arts Bank, 6760 S Stony Island Ave, Chicago
324. The number of shooting victims between the ages of 0 and 16 in Chicago, in 2016. 36. The number that resulted in a homicide. These numbers reported by the Chicago Tribune Breaking News Center, are heart breaking and infuriating. They represent the lives of students we have taught. Join LEE for an in depth discussion, root cause analysis and call to action concerning this trend. As we approach summer 2017, let’s uncover what’s within our power to impact this problem. For more information, please contact Lildella Douglas at email@example.com.