Speaking Truth: Town Hall Meeting on Violence

Residents, Community Leaders To Discuss Ways Of Keeping

Chicago Safe

CHICAGO (CBS) I CBS 2 brought together resident and community leaders

Saturday night for a town hall meeting to talk about ways to keep

everyone safe. The meeting explored gangs, guns and drugs, relationships

with law enforcement, family structures and the effects of urban


The town hall meeting at Kennedy-King College, was packed with 300 distinguished officials and leaders of the


The guest list for the invitation-only meeting included about 70 very

high-profile members of the community who were tapped specifically

because of their expertise or insights into gang culture or law