UCAN Violence Preventers Step In After Violent Holiday Weekend, And They're Always Around In Chicago CommunitiesAfter at least 100 people were shot in Chicago this past July 4th holiday weekend, a violence intervention and prevention group is taking action.
Youth Development Coach Martin Murff, Who Worked With Kids To Stop Violence In Chicago At UCAN, Is Now Charged As Violent Gang LeaderMartin Murff spent years working with kids to stop violence in Chicago, and was thought to be part of the solution. But federal prosecutors in Michigan now say he is a huge part of the problem – and is actually the leader of a violent street gang.
UCAN Wants To Curb North Lawndale ViolenceThe North Lawndale organization showcases anti-violence activities funded through 15 small grants from the MacArthur Foundation.
AT&T Donates $1.1 Million To Chicago Youth ProgramsCorporate dollars are hitting the streets for hundreds of young people getting a hand back onto the straight and narrow, reports WBBM’s John Cody.