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Ceasefire: A Proven Method to Reducing Gang Violence

Mount Royal University and partners present

CEASEFIRE: A PROVEN METHOD TO REDUCING GANG VIOLENCE

As a result of the violence epidemic in the U.S., Dr. Slutkin began CeaseFire in 1995, which is an initiative of The Chicago Project for Violence Prevention. Results: 45% reduction in shootings, with some neighbourhoods showing reductions of up to 67%. The Chicago Project has been given the highest national level award from the U.S Department of Justice and has been featured in major media outlets across North America.

Speaker: Dr. Gary Slutkin, Executive Director of CeaseFire

Date: Thursday, June 30, 2011

Time: 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Location: Mount Royal University, Jenkins Theatre – I 115

Participation Options:

  1. Join by attending in person. Space is limited to 190 seats. To register contact: ccjr@mtroyal.ca and provide name and contact details.
  2. To participate via webcast, create an account in advance at: http://agrs.justice.alberta.ca and log-in on June 30.


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