Expo planned for people affected by crime

The free event – to be held from 12 to 2 p.m. March 11 at Michele Clark High School, 5101 W. Harrison St. – will provide resources for families about family liaison officers, the arrest process and victims compensation.

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.