What’s Causing Chicago’s 2020 Record Spike In Violence?

A Chicago West Side nonprofit applies solutions to violence based on Dr. Martin Luther King’s principles of nonviolence.

Chicago police vehicles
Chicago police vehicles seen downtown on Monday, Aug. 10. Manuel Martinez / WBEZ
Chicago police vehicles
Chicago police vehicles seen downtown on Monday, Aug. 10. Manuel Martinez / WBEZ

What’s Causing Chicago’s 2020 Record Spike In Violence?

A Chicago West Side nonprofit applies solutions to violence based on Dr. Martin Luther King’s principles of nonviolence.

Reset talks with the nonprofit Institute for Nonviolence Chicago to address one of Chicago’s most violent years in recorded history. Based in the city’s Austin neighborhood, the group was founded on Dr. Martin Luther King’s “Six Principles of Nonviolence.”

GUESTS: A.D. Quig, government and politics reporter at Crain’s Chicago Business

Chris Patterson, co-founder and senior director of the Institute for Nonviolence Chicago