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Highland Park police tape at scene

Police tape hangs at corner of Central Avenue and Green Bay Rd., in Highland Park, Ill., a Chicago suburb, Monday, July 4, 2022, after a mass shooting at Highland Park Fourth of July parade.

Nam Y. Huh

To heal from gun violence, anti-violence advocates say Chicagoans need prevention

On the Fourth of July, seven people were killed and dozens more were injured in a mass shooting in suburban Highland Park. About 35 miles south, another mass shooting injured five people in Parkway Gardens in Chicago’s Woodlawn neighborhood.

Reset discusses how both instances play into the larger issue of gun violence in the Chicago region, and how restorative justice and community-based support can help prevent this kind of violence.

GUESTS: Kim Smith, program director at the University of Chicago Crime Lab

Teny Gross, executive director of the Institute for Nonviolence Chicago

Franklin Cosey-Gay, director of the Violence Recovery Program at the University of Chicago Trauma Center

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