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Preventing gun violence in the Chicago area

By Richard Foster Shelton and Katelyn Sabater
Medill Reports

One of Chicagoland’s worst school shootings took place 30 years ago.  Reporter Katelyn Sabater talks to one of the survivors about how he moved on. Reporter Richard Foster Shelton explores what Chicagoans are doing to stop gun violence on this edition of Medill Newsmakers.

Photo at top: A mural dedicated to victims who lost their lives to gun violence made by B.R.A.V.E. members.   (Katelyn Sabater/Medill)

Families Belong Together rally in Chicago

By Katelyn Sabater
Medill Reports

While an estimated 2,000 immigrant children wait to reunite with their families, tens of thousands of protesters took to the streets of downtown Chicago to participate in the Families Belong Together rally.

Hundreds of protests around the country took place on Saturday in opposition to the Trump administration’s immigration policies. Continue reading