The ABA Council on Racial and Ethnic Justice’s recent “Town Hall on Teen Violence” was the launch of a national anti-violence call to action. The event, held Friday, Nov. 17, at Chicago State University, featured a host of community activists including those in the national spotlight, like Dr. Steven Perry, education contributor to CNN.
Teen violence is a growing problem, and the recent beating death of high school student Derrion Albert in Chicago has caused many to sound the alarm. The _, in conjunction with Chicago State University, is hosting the first of several town hall meetings to discuss the problem and explore solutions. Stop the Violence—Time to Deliver, will kick-off on Friday, Nov. 20.