Youth violence continues to plague some Cleveland neighborhoods. The city recently rolled out a comprehensive plan to frame the issue as a public health crisis and focus on preventing crime. We'll get an update from the city leaders tasked with driving down the youth violence numbers by turning attention to the underlying sources of violence including poverty and lack of opportunity.
-Frank Jackson, Mayor, City of Cleveland
-Calvin Williams, Chief of Police, City of Cleveland
-Duane Deskins, Chief of Prevention, Intervention and Opportunity for Youth & Young Adults
For More Information:
-City of Cleveland: A New Model For Addressing Youth Violence as a Public Health Threat