CSU to Host Anti-Violence Youth Summit

Chicago State University, in conjunction with 17th Ward alderman Latasha Thomas, Mayor Rahm Emmanuel and the City of Chicago, will host an Anti-Violence Youth Summit and Culmination Event on Tuesday, August 20, 2013 from 1:00 p.m. to

4:30 p.m.

The anti-violence youth summit will bring together young men and women between ages 16-24 for an open discussion on the causes and effects of violence in our communities. Young people will also have the chance to learn about creating websites, short films and other media as a means to help deal with anger and conflict.

The summit is free and open to the public. For more information, contact the 17th Ward office at (773) 723-0908