Many sweeping changes have come to Chicago. Most of the public housing projects have come down. Reforms to the public school system have been instituted. But one thing remains a constant – the violence. It's a disturbing feature of our city that, as he puts it, has come to beguile writer Alex Kotlowitz
. For the last year and a half, he's tried to get a better understand of what it is, and what to do about it. Tomorrow, he'll be speaking as part of a conference on urban violence. Music Button: The Album Leaf, "Into The Sea", from the CD Into the Blue Again, (Sub Pop records) Event:Chicago Stories: Violence and the Ethics of Urban Health Care
Friday, September 25 at 9 a.m.
Lurie Medical Research Center Hughes Auditorium, 303 E. Superior St., Chicago