Dean Deborah Gorman-Smith and Pastor Chris Harris of Bright Star Community Outreach discussed the CCYVP with the Obamas

Release Date: 
Thursday, December 9, 2021

The Obamas Return to Chicago/44 Hours with the Obamas
Video, The Obama Foundation (December 9, 2021)

Last week, President and Mrs. Obama toured the UChicago Medicine’s Trauma Center and met with a small group to discuss some of the University’s community-engaged efforts, including work to reduce and prevent violence. Deborah Gorman-Smith, Dean of UChicago’s Crown Family School of Social Work, Policy, and Practice and Pastor Chris Harris, CEO of Bright Star Community Outreach discussed the work of the Chicago Center for Youth Violence Prevention (CCYVP) and their unique community-academic partnership.

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Deborah Gorman-Smith