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Street Outreach Groups Join Forces In Lawndale To ‘Interrupt Violence Deep In The Trenches’

The collaborative of violence prevention groups is focusing on North Lawndale to scale up street outreach work.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

West Side Police Districts Aim To Better Understand Areas They Patrol Through Community Training Academy

The program trains officers on implicit bias and the unique challenges facing residents in their beat.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

Free Legal Aid Now Available As Part Of Anti-Violence Street Outreach

The new Justice Corps will give violence interrupters at partner neighborhood groups a new tool to help people at-risk for violence.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

If City Wants Gun Violence To Drop 20%, It Must Invest In Prevention Programs, Activists Say

Though Mayor Lori Lightfoot's 2020 budget increased violence prevention funding by nearly $10 million, organizers say that's still not enough to reach their goal.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore