Violence prevention expert says Chicago’s problems are on the cusp of improving thanks to concentrated efforts, but sustained support is crucial

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TED talk speaker Dr. Gary Slutkin, epidemiologist, CEO and founder of Cure Violence says Mayor Lightfoot’s recent appointments to an anti violence task force could be the key to turning a corner with the city’s violence crime.  He shares an enlightening graph showing the direct correlation between dips funding for programs and spikes in violence.

You can find more on Dr. Slutkin’s work with Cure Violence at cvg.org .

 

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