Chicago counseling program reduces youth violence, improves school engagement

Release Date: 
Friday, July 13, 2012

Article, UChicago News (July 13, 2012)

McCormick Foundation Professor of Social Service Administration, Law and Public Policy Jens Ludwig, and Helen Ross Professor Harold Pollack discuss the Becoming A Man -- Sports Edition (BAM) program and its positive results.

Additional articles:

A New Way to Reduce the High Cost of Youth Violence, The Fiscal Times (July 16, 2012)
Teaching social skills cuts Chicago youth violence- study, Yahoo! News (July 13, 2012)
Researchers: Social kills program helped reduce violence, ABC Local News (July 13, 2012)