Former United States Secretary of Education Arne Duncan on the effort to reduce gun violence by 20 percent in 2020

Justin Kaufmann

CHICAGO, IL – JANUARY 16: Arne Duncan, Managing Partner, Emerson Collective, Former U.S. Secretary Of Education, was among the advocates speaking at The Kennedy Forum National Summit On Mental Health Equity And Justice In Chicago at the Chicago Hilton and Tower Hotel on January 16, 2018 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jeff Schear/Getty Images for Kennedy Forum)

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Author, managing partner of Chicago Cred and former United States Secretary of Education Arne Duncan joins Justin to talk about how community groups and violence prevention organizations are challenging themselves and the broader Chicago community to set a goal of reducing gun violence by 20 percent in 2020. Secretary Duncan talks about the impetus for this challenge, his experience with gun violence growing up and during his time at CPS, what is needed to reduce gun violence, why Chicago is more violent than some other big cities, the importance of accountability when it comes to gun violence and how we can eradicate the negative impression of Chicago when it comes to violence.

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