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Laura Janota, Roosevelt University, 312-341-3511 or ljanota@roosevelt.edu


A new approach for reducing violence is taking shape in Chicago as grassroots organizations collaborate with larger nonprofits and city departments in new and innovative ways. Details on the effort and its results will be shared by community partners during The New Architecture of Violence Reduction in Chicago. Presented by the Adlai Stevenson Center on Democracy and the Institute for Nonviolence Chicago, the panel will include speakers from the Institute for Nonviolence Chicago, READI, the Chicago Police Department, Metropolitan Family Services and Communities Partnering for Peace.


1 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 10


Roosevelt University, 430 S. Michigan Ave., Chicago, lll., 7th Floor Ganz Hall

About Roosevelt University

Roosevelt University, a private institution founded in 1945 on the principles of inclusion and social justice, has more than 4,200 students in five colleges. With campuses in the Chicago Loop and northwest suburban Schaumburg, Roosevelt offers 7,500 undergraduate programs and 15 graduate and doctoral programs across five colleges and online, including arts and sciences, business, performing arts, education and pharmacy. Roosevelt has been ranked as third most racially diverse private university in the Midwest by U.S. News & World Report – Best Colleges Rankings. For more information, visit www.roosevelt.edu

For more information and full schedule for Roosevelt’s American Dream Conference visit http://americandreamconference.com/

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