The crime statistics are staggering. More than 3,000 people have been shot in Chicago, this year. But numbers alone do not paint the full picture of what is happening in our city.
In this 3-part WGN News Special Report, Gaynor Hall looks at the root causes of violence from housing segregation to employment and education.
“As long as we provide the provisions to make sure children are safe, we can explore and we can do anything,” said DeCarla Burton, founder of Jump Smart Early Learning Academy.
In Part 3, WGN’s Gaynor Hall concludes our series on inequality in Chicago with a look at education.
Photojournalist Michael D’Angelo, producers Pam Grimes, and Afua Owusu contributed to this report
Children’s Museums in the Area:
- Oak Park, Wonder Works Children’s Museum
- Frankfort, KidsWork Children’s Museum
- Naperville, DuPage Children’s Museum
- Bronzeville, Bronzeville Children’s Museum
- Oak Lawn, Children’s Museum in Oak Lawn
- Chicago, Chicago Children’s Museum on Navy Pier
- Glenview, Kohl Children’s Museum
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