State of the Culture
This page is designed to inform you on the current state affairs in Chicago. Able's mission is not only about raising money, its about raising awareness and deepening everyones understanding. Someone once said, "the man who knows everything, learns nothing". Let's not be that person. Instead, let's choose to learn.
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The rate of shootings in Chicago is hard to get your brain around. For more than a year now there's been a person shot every hour. That relentless violence has ended hundreds of lives and damaged thousands more. It's changing life in the city. Follow the link to learn more.
This is a link to a New York Times article that was written in May of 2016. It highlights Chicago's issue with guns, gangs, and segregation. You'll be blown away when the author draws comparisons to other cities like New York an Los Angeles.
The Trace is an independent, nonprofit news organization dedicated to expanding coverage of guns in the United States. We believe that our country’s epidemic rates of firearm-related violence are coupled with a second problem: a shortage of information about the issue at large.
A site that tracks the real time stats of Chicago's issue with violence.