This past weekend was the beginning of an initiative called Target Area “7-11 H.I.T. (Health Informed Training). Community members are hired and participate in an intense training on conflict resolution. The message spread throughout the 7th and 11th police districts is geared towards stopping the violence. View Target Area’s news coverage below. New coverage in blue.
Video by FOX News of Target Area 7-11 H.I.T. Click here to watch.
Video by WGN of Target Area 7-1 H.I.T. Click here to watch.
AP The Big Story Anti-violence programs shut down as Chicago shootings climb. Captured in a documentary that brought national attention to Chicago’s violence. Click here to read more.
CS Monitor Why Chicago is shuttering anti-violence programs amid spike in shooting. It might be politics as usual, but to some it’s a matter of life and death. Click to ream more.
CHICAGO (FOX 32 News) –In one of Chicago’s most violent and dangerous neighborhoods, something very unusual happened: nobody was shot and nobody was killed. Click here to read more.
CHICAGO — Over a violent Fourth of July weekend in Chicago one South Side neighborhood stood apart. Not a single person was shot over the long holiday weekend in Englewood. Click here to read more.
65 shot, 10 fatally, in Chicago over the July Fourth weekend; nobody shot in violent Englewood police district. Click here to read more.
“I USED to love the summer,” says Elizabeth Dozier in the CNN documentary “Chicagoland”, which aired last year. “Then, once I became the principal of the school, I just started to hate summer. Click here to read more.
Residents in the Englewood police district celebrated the Fourth of July weekend like most in Chicago. Click here to read more.