The city of Chicago will provide an additional $2 million to expand a violence reduction program that has been shown to be effective in research by the University of Chicago Crime Lab, Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced Feb. 7, 2013.
Article, Sun Times (February 7, 2013)
"City bolsters summer job, recreation programs to fight gang violence"
Article, WBEZ (February 8, 2013)
"Mentoring for at-risk boys expanded as part of city effort to reduce violence"
Article, DNAinfo.com Chicago (February 7, 2013)
"Mayor Rahm Emanuel Puts $4.5 Million in Anti-Violence Programs for Youth"
Article, Medill Reports (February 7, 2013)
"Emanuel declares helping at-risk youth to be his and city's 'test'"