Jervon Hicks, a life coach for CRED, said that African American kids were dying by murder, by gunfire in Roseland, Chicago, at such a brutal rate that in order to view dead friends he'd need a “drive-thru mortuary.” 3/10 - C-Span
“Jan 1, 2018 - Chicago police count fewer murders in 2017, but still 650 people were killed. ... Chicago saw nearly a 16% decline in murders in 2017 from the previous year, according to statistics released in the early hours of New Year's Day.” - CNN
“Chicago CRED (Creating Real Economic Destiny) was created in 2016 by Emerson Collective, a social impact organization founded and run by Laurene Powell Jobs, along with former U.S. Education Secretary and Chicago Public Schools CEO Arne Duncan.” Wendy Jones and Roger Jones run CRED's Youth Peace Center.* – Chicago Cred/ * Emerson Collective
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