In today's episode, we discuss two programs that focus on youth violence prevention. Julie Noobler, Director of Metro Behavioral Services, discusses Choose to Change, an innovative violence prevention program that focuses on trauma. Jamie Ellison, Program Director for Redeploy Illinois, talks about her program to reduce juvenile incarceration rates while saving the state money.
To learn more about Redeploy Illinois, please view our website and our infographic.
To learn more about the positive impact Redeploy Illinois has on youth
This week, it was announced that Choose to Change is expanding into more Chicago neighborhoods. A sampling of news coverage is below:
Laura Washington in the Sun Times wrote an editorial on the program's expansion
WBBM's coverage of the C2C Expansion Announcement
Chalkbeat Chicago's coverage of C2C Expansion
Univision's coverage of C2C Expansion