CEO Blog: September 2016

More Police Officers or Less Toxic Stress?

This is the third in our series of posts related to the civil unrest in Charlotte after the shooting death of an African American man by a police officer and news that Chicago will hire up to 1,000 new police officers due to an unprecedented increase in murders and violence.
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Bad People Not to Blame; Poverty is the Culprit

In response to the civil unrest in Charlotte after the shooting death of an African American man by a police officer and news that Chicago will hire up to 1,000 new police officers due to an unprecedented increase in murders and violence, three Alliance for Strong Families and Communities staff share their perspectives and their calls to action for the social sector.
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If Not Us, Who?

After witnessing the civil unrest in Charlotte after the shooting death of an African American man by a police officer, and then hearing the news that in Chicago they will hire up to 1,000 new police officers due to an unprecedented increase in murders and violence, I felt compelled to provide a perspective.

But with a wealth of expertise at the Alliance, I have asked Undraye Howard, vice president of the Alliance's Center on Leadership, and Jennifer Jones, director of child and family systems innovation, to offer their perspectives as well.
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