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File #: 18-5034    Version: 1 Name: A RESOLUTION ENCOURAGING COUNTY-WIDE PARTICIPATION IN THE “STRENGTHENING CHICAGO’S COMMUNITIES SYPOSIUM”
Type: Resolution Status: Approved
File created: 7/20/2018 In control: Board of Commissioners
On agenda: 7/25/2018 Final action: 7/25/2018
Title: PROPOSED RESOLUTION A RESOLUTION ENCOURAGING COUNTY-WIDE PARTICIPATION IN THE "STRENGTHENING CHICAGO'S COMMUNITIES SYPOSIUM" THAT WILL TAKE PLACE ON THURSDAY, AUGUST 23, 2108 AT MALCOLM X COLLEGE, IT IS A FORUM TO HELP BUILD COMMUNITY AND STOP VIOLENCE WHEREAS, the "Strengthening Chicago's Communities Symposium" will be held on Thursday, August 23, at Malcolm X College, sponsored by a number of community anti-violence groups; and WHEREAS, the Strengthening Chicago's Communities Symposium is designed to bring recognized experts, leaders in the community, and Chicago's citizens in one space to discuss ideas, share solutions and take action on the violence that is happening in our county; and WHEREAS, in addition to the general session there will be an opportunity to ask the keynote speakers questions relevant to your community or organization on how to prevent violence. There will also be networking to assist leaders in building relationships, connections and opportunities to stre...
Sponsors: LARRY SUFFREDIN, LUIS ARROYO JR, RICHARD R. BOYKIN, JERRY BUTLER, JOHN P. DALEY, DENNIS DEER, BRIDGET GAINER, EDWARD M. MOODY, STANLEY MOORE, SEAN M. MORRISON, PETER N. SILVESTRI, DEBORAH SIMS, JEFFREY R. TOBOLSKI
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PROPOSED RESOLUTION

A RESOLUTION ENCOURAGING COUNTY-WIDE PARTICIPATION IN THE "STRENGTHENING CHICAGO'S COMMUNITIES SYPOSIUM" THAT WILL TAKE PLACE ON THURSDAY, AUGUST 23, 2108 AT MALCOLM X COLLEGE, IT IS A FORUM TO HELP BUILD COMMUNITY AND STOP VIOLENCE

WHEREAS, the "Strengthening Chicago's Communities Symposium" will be held on Thursday, August 23, at Malcolm X College, sponsored by a number of community anti-violence groups; and

WHEREAS, the Strengthening Chicago's Communities Symposium is designed to bring recognized experts, leaders in the community, and Chicago's citizens in one space to discuss ideas, share solutions and take action on the violence that is happening in our county; and

WHEREAS, in addition to the general session there will be an opportunity to ask the keynote speakers questions relevant to your community or organization on how to prevent violence. There will also be networking to assist leaders in building relationships, connections and opportunities to strengthen your community over refreshments; and

WHEREAS, the "Strengthening Chicago's Communities Symposium" will be held from 1:00 to 6:30 at Malcolm X College 1900 West Jackson Boulevard in Chicago; and

WHEREAS, the speakers at the symposium will be Asadah Kirkland, the author of Beating Black Kids. Professor Matt Sanders who is the Founder, Triple P, a parenting intervention program that is trauma-informed and evidence based. Irvin Waller, the internationally renowned author of Smarter Crime Control. Emada Tingirides, a is the lieutenant for the Los Angeles Police Department who has implemented relational policing in the Los Angeles community of Watts, dramatically reducing violent crime and inspiring her colleagues to embrace the tenets of community-based policing. Nelba L M?rquez-Greene, the founder of The Ana Grace Project in memory of her beloved daughter, who was killed at Sandy Hook Elementary School, all are experienced in working with communities to reduce violenc...

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