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Press Releases for 2019

Violence Prevention Organizations Urge City to “Take Us to Scale.” Coalition Says Community-Based Programs Are Chicago’s Best Hope for a Safer Future

Gun violence in Chicago is down significantly for the third year in a row, but the city is still closing out the year with some 500 homicides and 2,600 shootings, prompting a coalition of community organizations to urge the city to take successful violence prevention programs to scale.