Chicago Youth Violence Prevention Works: An Educational Event and Discussion in Recognition of National Youth Violence Prevention Week

This program aims to engage individuals and organizations that work with young people, such as health and social service providers and educators, as well as those representing different sectors whose work intersects with violence prevention. Those who are not currently involved in violence prevention but are interested in becoming involved or to learn more about current youth violence prevention efforts in the Chicago area are also encouraged to attend.

Thursday, March 22, 2018
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Check-in, networking, and refreshments start at 12:00 pm; event begins promptly at 12:30 pm

Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago
225 E. Chicago Avenue
Chicago, IL 60611
11th floor Conference Center
Please check-in at 2nd floor registration table near concierge desk


Learning Objectives
  • Increase awareness and understanding of structural determinants that contribute to youth violence

  • Increase awareness that Chicago is actively engaged in evidence-based youth violence prevention efforts

  • Educate about effective youth violence prevention across multiple systems

  • Action-plan and encourage activities, individuals and organizations can do to help prevent youth violence

Additional Information

Parking is available at 321 E. Erie (entrances on E. Erie and E. Ontario) or at 222 E. Huron (entrances on E. Superior and E. Huron). Discounted parking vouchers will be provided reducing rate to $11 for up to 7 hours (see Streeterville Campus Map).

Light refreshments will also be provided.


SCY's Training Series is supported in part by the Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago Founders' Board, the Michael Reese Health Trust, and the Zeisler Family Foundation.

Because of the generousity of these foundations, SCY has trained over 1200 violence prevention partners across Chicago since 2012.