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 American Bar Association, 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.