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WTTW (Chicago PBS) Nov 12
Tonight at 8pm, join the conversation about gun violence at as we stream the story of Reality Allah, a outreach worker with . Watch all the stories and find more at .
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Upswell Nov 8
One changemaker is trying to break the cycle of gun violence after spending 14 years in prison for violent crime. Catch Eddie Bocanegra of in conversation with of on the Main Stage next week!
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Heartland Alliance Nov 4
People float around the idea of "justice". But what does it look really like? To us, justice is a system that helps communities heal - where we achieve equity & opportunity for ALL. Shout out to our & teams for leading the way!
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Polk Bros. Fdn Nov 6
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MetroFamily Services Nov 13
Vaughn Bryant of the Metropolitan Peace Initiatives joined to discuss 's , which explores the lives of Chicagoans surviving gun violence & fighting back. Read into the stories behind the series :
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UChicagoSSA 4h
Thank you for bringing this panel and community members together for this important discussion.
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West Humboldt Park Development Council Aug 26
with repostsaveapp ・・・ Congrats to the 8 participants who graduated today from Bethel New Life's Advanced Manufacturing Career Training Program. THIS is how you end…
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Heartland Alliance Feb 14
"I felt like I'm looking at my brother. Like I'm drawing closer, and it's more personal. They received me well because I can relate to them." - running back , on connecting with the young men in our initiative.
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McGregor Fund Feb 10
The McGregor Fund and , in partnership with + support from , visited with 20+ Detroit leaders. connects individuals impacted by gun violence to transitional employment + wrap-around services + cognitive behavioral therapy.
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Upswell Nov 15
Followed by a conversation between Eddie Bocanegra of and of about gun violence, its toll on communities, and the best ways to stop it.
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Institute for Nonviolence Chicago Nov 21
Great piece by focusing on the need to address the many factors contributing to gun violence like & . & are two groups that help at-risk people find housing to truly break the cycle of violence.
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Heartland Alliance Feb 10
"It's not enough to just talk about the problem. We've got to have solutions." Trauma, racism, & inequity are the causes of our city's . 's Eddie Bocanegra spoke w on what it will take to reverse course
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Monica Bhatt 13 Dec 18
Could not be prouder of this team and the work they do every day to help support
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Bonnie Ewald Feb 7
Eddie Bocanegra on therapy's value in preventing violence: "It validates the pain they've gone through. Most people think 'Well, they don't want to heal.' The truth is that we're not creating enough spaces for them to heal."
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Polk Bros. Fdn Sep 9
“Put simply, our city and state can’t afford not to do this... If they don’t, there’s a lot at stake.” ~ Eddie Bocanegra of . Read about Chicago's unprecedented collaboration to prevent gun violence.
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Becker Friedman Institute for Economics May 10
How can lessons from West Africa be applied to violence prevention in American cities? features work with and by , Prof. and co-director of BFI's Dev. Economics Initiative:
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Becker Friedman Institute for Economics May 3
.'s , co-director of BFI's Dev. Economics Initiative, is bringing insights from research in Liberia to Chicago violence prevention program, and . Via :
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HardBody Hitta Jul 24
Appreciate it all From big to small💯💯📶🅱 @ Chicago, Illinois
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melissa young Feb 3
Kicking off two days of learning abt with our comrades. ♥️ Big love to for hosting our crew for a kick-off dinner!
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Chicago Center for Youth Violence Prevention Dec 5
Thank you for the opportunity to attend Romeo & Juliet last night! Before we all saw the show, our community partners from & joined cast members in a rich discussion on multidisciplinary efforts to prevent & reduce violence.
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