Bulls’ Noah to speak today on combating gun violence in Chicago

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Chicago Bulls center Joakim Noah is taking a stand against Chicago gun violence.

With support from his Noah’s Arc Foundation, Noah will unveil new tactics in his campaign to combat gun violence in partnership with community organizations.  He’ll discuss these tactics at a news conference Friday afternoon at a West Side community center, according to a news release from the foundation.

The 2014 NBA defensive player of the year founded the Noah’s Arc Foundation in 2010 with his mother, renowned sculptor and art therapist Cecilia Rodhe. The foundation aims to provide young people with opportunities improve themselves and their communities.

7 comments

  • ILREDNK

    Good for Noah. It takes a community to combat this, law enforcement, politicians, regular Joe’s and celebrities alike.

  • Ricardo

    My wife & I think…all starts in the family. .mom & dad….how is the relationship between mom & dad ?…we r willing to Help..parents!!..e.mail us….we r Parents helping parent’s

  • Boss Lady

    We have so many artists, in all forms actors, dancers, singers, NBA & NFL, people come from Chicago also have been affected by violence. Who will not step up to a lead on the. SENSELESS killings. Thank you Mr. Noah

  • Spgfield Tom

    What is Mr. Noah and the Mayor of Chiraq (Rahm Emanuel) going to do when President Permisso’s 60,000 “unaccompanied minors” hit the streets looking to battle for their share of the drug turf?

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