YOUTHINK CHICAGO IS IN COLLABORATION WITH SOCIAL FORCE ART COLLABORATIVE. WE RECOGNIZE THE INCREASING NEED TO ADDRESS THE ISSUE OF GUN VIOLENCE AMONG THE YOUTH IN CHICAGO. WE SEEK TO EMPOWER YOUTH BY PROVIDING THEM WITH ALTERNATIVE MEANS TO EXPRESS THEIR ENERGY AND PASSION. WE UNDERSTAND THAT THIS IS NOT AN ISSUE THAT CAN BE SOLVED BY ONE ORGANIZATION, BUT THROUGH A NETWORK OF COMMUNITIES, ORGANIZATONS, YOUTH LEADERS AND YOU! THE POWER LIES IN OUR HANDS. STEP UP AND STEP OUT TO END YOUTH VIOLENCE!
Tuesday, December 1, 2009
Questions for a Safer Chicago *
youTHink invites you to give us your input on what you think may make Chicago a safer place for young adults. Some questions to consider may be:
What would a safe community look like to you?
What could local and national law enforcement do to create safer schools in Chicago's inner city?
Why do you think gun violence is plaguing Chicago's South and West sides?
What do you do in your daily life to promote peace?
Do you feel safe in your neighborhood? Why or why not?
Do you feel safe in your school? Why or why not?
What can adults do to help reduce violence in Chicago schools and communities?
We welcome you to add any other question or concerns you would like our virtual community to address.