THE PERSISTENT
PROBLEM

An interactive experience that
explores the causes and effects
of violence in American cities.

INTERACTIVE
STORIES

A series of videos that address
issues surrounding violence
through the people affected by it

YOUTH VIOLENCE
IS NOT A CHICAGO PROBLEM
IT IS
AN
AMERICAN PROBLEM 
- Eric Holder, U.S. Attorney General

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LIVING
SHRINES

An online memorial where friends
and family can express their grief
and joy for victims of violence

EXPLORE THE SHRINES

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WE HAVE A
RESPONSIBILITY
TO MAKE OUR
COMMUNITIES
TO BE
VIBRANT 
- Ameena Matthews, Violence Interrupter

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DISCUSS

A place to participate in engaging
conversations about violence in
urban America

OUTREACH

A database of outreach programs
dedicated to providing support
to communities

WE NEED TO
HONOR & RESPECT
OUR CHILDREN 
- Madea, Ameena Matthews’ grandmother

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