Half of Chicagoans witness a shooting by 40, according to a recent study from the Journal of the American Medical Association. And the average age for witnessing a shooting is only 14 years old.
Reset learns about how this trauma can impact young people’s developing brains and discusses efforts to help students heal and turn the tide of violence.
GUESTS: Jemia Cunningham-Elder, CEO of North Lawndale College Prep
Judith Allen, clinical director and chief operating officer of Communities In Schools
Camya Jones, rising senior and member of Peace Warriors at North Lawndale College Prep
Summer Bell, seventh-grader at Eberhart Elementary
Jaylen Trice, eighth-grader at Woodson Elementary