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Education and Social Service Strategies for Reducing Crime and Violence

Jean-Claude Brizard, CEO of Chicago Public Schools, and others from student support services and the University of Chicago discuss methods for reducing crime among high-risk students through education and programs designed to focus on students’ social, emotional, and academic lives.

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Leaders from student support services and the University of Chicago discuss methods for reducing crime among high-risk students through education and programs designed to focus on students’ social, emotional, and academic lives.

Speakers include: Robin Jacob, Urban Education Lab affiliate; Timothy Knowles, director of the University of Chicago Urban Education Institute; Jean-Claude Brizard, CEO of Chicago Public Schools; Evelyn Diaz, Chicago’s commissioner of the Department of Family and Support Services; Susana Vasquez, executive director of Local Initiatives Support Corporation in Chicago.

This talk is part of a forum titled “Reducing Urban Crime and Violence: What Works and What Is Promising,” presented by The University of Chicago Crime Lab.

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Recorded Friday, February 2, 2012 at Perkins Coie LLP.

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