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The film “The Interrupters” is a film about a group of people in Chicago who try to stop violence before it starts. The film was very impactful to me because it gave me a viewpoint of what the conditions are in Chicago. Growing up in the inner city I have seen poverty and crime but never a group of people brave enough to try to stop violence in conflict driven areas. The core value that this film relates to is community. This film shows how when a community can come together positive things can happen. The Violence Interrupters is an... Continue reading
Posted Jan 17, 2014 at Center for Principled Problem Solving
Algernon Sydney Sullivan Foundation’s fall retreat for social entrepreneurship was an experience I will never forget. Not only did we learn what social entrepreneurship is but we also learned the benefits of it. One session asked us to identify what kept us up at night. When originally asked this question by the facilitator it took me a minute to think of an answer. So many things are on my mind that I think need changing and narrowing that down to just one thing was hard for me, and when talking to my peers it was hard for them too. The... Continue reading
Posted Nov 29, 2013 at Center for Principled Problem Solving
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