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Urban Think & Drink
POSTPONED | FIRSTHAND: Gun Violence, in partnership with WTTW

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Metropolitan Planning Council
140 S. Dearborn St.
Suite 1400
Chicago, Ill. 60603

Hosted by: Metropolitan Planning Council, WTTW

The Metropolitan Planning Council is carefully considering the impact on upcoming events and closely monitoring the outbreak of coronavirus (COVID-19). The health, safety, and well-being of attendees and staff is our highest priority. We are postponing our April events until further notice

This event is part of "Equity in Action: A Conversation Series," a dynamic lineup of public events exploring the interlocking issues that define and shape our racial and economic realities. The Equity in Action series is presented with generous support from The Field Foundation.

The number of victims of Chicago’s gun violence may fluctuate, but the psychological trauma in many neighborhoods is constant. How do wounded communities heal? In FIRSTHAND: Gun Violence, WTTW explores the personal, firsthand perspectives of people whose lives have been affected by gun violence in Chicago. Join WTTW, in partnership with the Metropolitan Planning Council.

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