‘The Norm Is Out The Window’: Englewood Town Hall Sounds Off On Violence – Englewood – DNAinfo Chicago

‘The Norm Is Out The Window’: Englewood Town Hall Sounds Off On Violence – Englewood – DNAinfo Chicago – The town hall meeting, dubbed “A Conversation On Violence: The Cause and the Cure,” took place at the Antioch Missionary Baptist Church at 415 W. Englewood Ave. The panelists included Mitchell Davis, a board member of the Chicago chapter of The National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives (NOBLE); the Rev. Marshall Hatch, pastor of New Mt. Pilgrim Missionary Baptist Church; Dr. Carl Bell, a psychology and public health professor at the University of Illinois at Chicago; and Ald. Rod Sawyer (6th), among others. Each panel member spoke out on what they believe is at the root of the violence in the black community, and took questions from attendees. The questions ranged from how to interact with police officers to how to create partnerships with fellow community members.

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