Critical Value #23 How Neighborhood Gun Violence Impacts Communities
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Neighborhoods with high rates of gun violence also tend to be dealing with high rates of poverty and limited opportunity—and these systemic challenges can have long-term impacts. Host Justin Milner talks with researchers Jocelyn Fontaine and Elsa Falkenburger about the challenges facing communities that struggle with gun violence and a starting point for creating policies that are community driven and trauma informed.

Related links:
“We Carry Guns to Stay Safe”: Perspectives on Guns and Gun Violence from Young Adults Living in Chicago’s West and South Sides
Six things we learned from young adults experiencing gun violence in Chicago
Trauma-Informed Community Building and Engagement

Research Areas Crime, justice, and safety
Tags Gun violence
Policy Centers Justice Policy Center