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Making Peace Possible in Chicago
Making Peace Possible in Chicago

Sun, May 05


Adlai Stevenson Center On Democracy

Making Peace Possible in Chicago

Hear from Teny Gross, Chris Patterson and Kejuan Scott about how Nonviolence Chicago is helping with violence prevention in our city.

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Time & Location

May 05, 2019, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Adlai Stevenson Center On Democracy, 25200 N St Marys Rd, Lake Forest, IL 60045, USA

About the event

A team from the Institute for Nonviolence Chicago will speak about their work building safe, peaceful and just communities. Nonviolence Chicago is mobilizing in three of Chicago’s most violent neighborhoods to decrease shootings and homicides. Their services include victim advocacy and support, street and school outreach and mediation, case management, community organizing and training on the 6 steps and principles of Nonviolence.

Director of Programs Chris Patterson will describe Nonviolence Chicago's background and initiatives; Kejuan Scott, a participant, will talk about how Nonviolence Chicago and the READI program have positively impacted his life; and Teny Gross, the Executive Director, will tell us about Nonviolence Chicago's role in building and supporting the city-wide collaborative architecture of violence prevention and intervention services.

Coffee and conversation will follow the presentation.

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