Talks | Firsthand: Gun Violence
5 expert talks providing context around the topic of gun violence in Chicago
Explore these powerful Talks, each with a big idea for addressing the gun violence problem in Chicago. From different perspectives, a community activist, a grieving mother, a cop, a policymaker, and a professor express their personal stories and offer one solution.
Creating Space Between Impulse and Action
Eddie Bocanegra explains the effectiveness of dealing with the trauma of gun violence through cognitive behavioral therapy and collaboration.
Healing is in Our Stories
Lisa Daniels, who lost a son to gun violence, explains how she was able to forgive the man who killed him.
Jermaine Harris explores the vital role police officers can play in their communities and how listening can prevent violence from happening in the first place.
And How are the Children
Cristina Pacione-Zayas talks about how toxic stress can adversely affect a child’s development and how community support can be a game changer.