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Feb 28 2024

Chicago and Community Safety Forum

February 28, 2024

12:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Community safety forum


Student Services Building, Meeting Room A


1200 W. Harrison St., Chicago, IL 60607



The University of Illinois Chicago's Jane Addams College of Social Work's Committee for Advancing Diversity, Inclusion, and Equity (CADIE) is honored to welcome Chicago's first-ever Deputy Mayor of Community Safety Garien Gatewood, who will discuss the city's new People's Plan for Community Safety. Gatewood will also participate in a panel discussion with community safety experts as they address questions on what's being done in Chicago to reduce crime and improve community safety.

Panelists include:

Moderator: Xochitl Guerrero, LCSW, doctoral candidate at the Jane Addams College of Social Work

  • LeVon Stone Sr., CEO, Acclivus
  • Joseph Strickland, PhD, associate director and senior researcher, Jane Addams Center for Social Policy and Research
  • Eroica Del Real, National Alliance for the Empowerment of the Formerly Incarcerated
  • Sheri D. Ruffai, EdD, Taylor Vaun Consulting




John Uth

Date posted

Jan 19, 2024

Date updated

Jan 19, 2024