#23 How Neighborhood Gun Violence Impacts Communities

December 5, 2018

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