The gatherings will bring together professionals, including direct service providers, city-wide funders, and researchers, working in violence prevention to shape the violence prevention research agenda in the seven community regions and across the city of Chicago. The discussion will focus on:
- Local disparities in violent injuries, deaths, and related health outcomes
- Strategies to reduce those disparities
- Your areas of concern and your research priorities related to violence-related disparities
The discussion will be preceded by an opportunity for networking among attendees and community organizations will be able display information about their organizations and programs.