Community Dialogue: Grassroots Strategies to Combat Community Violence

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Wednesday February 20

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6:30 PM  –  8:00 PM


David Hogg, Parkland Student Survivor, in Conversation with Chicago Community Leaders
Grassroots Strategies to Combat Community Violence

Location: Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center

Wednesday, February 20, 6:30 - 8:00 pm

Parkland, Florida school shooting Survivor David Hogg, peace activist Henry Cervantes and founder of the advocacy group Sisterhood, Gwen Baxter, explore the causes of and solutions to community violence. Learn grassroots strategies to make a positive impact in your own backyard. Program moderated by Laura Washington of the Chicago Sun-Times and ABC-7.

David Hogg is an Upstander working to end violence in communities across America. The Museum’s exhibitions and programs highlight and inspire Upstanders who speak out and work to improve our world.

Community Partners: Archdiocese of Chicago Violence Prevention Initiative,  BallotReady, New Trier High School, Center for Nonviolence College of Lake County, The Peace Exchange, Sisterhood, Unsilence


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