$1 million for best idea to combat youth violence
CHICAGO — One million dollars is being offered for the best idea to combat youth violence in Chicago.
The University of Chicago crime lab is working with the MacArthur Foundation and Get In Chicago to find solutions for the complex issue.
Chicago has a higher percentage of young homicide victims than the national average.
The deadline for letters of interest are due on Monday.
The awards will be announced in May and could be up and running in Chicago by this summer.