Turn in your gun this week

The Chicago Police Department will be accepting guns – no questions asked – 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 24 at Corinthian Temple Church of God, 4520 W. Washington Blvd. Residents will receive $100 for each gun turned in, and $10 for BB guns, air guns and replica guns.

Youth call on Chicago Board of Education to remove police from schools

VOYCE – a youth organizing collaborative led by students of color from six community groups – says the school resource officer (SRO) program criminalizes Black students. Instead, the youth want CPS to invest in a trauma-informed public health approach to safety. The board of education is expected to vote Aug. 26th on the issue.

Turn in a gun event Saturday

No questions will be asked at the Aug. 8 event at Hope Community Church, 5900 W. Iowa. People who turn in a gan will receive $100, while those who bring a BB gun, air gun and replicas will be given $10 per weapon.