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Public Policy for Public Safety: Reducing Gun Violence in Chicago

Public Policy has huge potential to impact every aspect of our lives, including public safety. Around the world, including high-income countries, some promising Public Policies have effectively reduced gun violence but somehow the United States and its major cities, including the City of Chicago are outliers in this approach. Join me, Ridwan Sobirin, to explore more about Chicago’s long-standing...
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A Source of Equality and Inequality: “Ban the Box” Law in Chicago

Author: Ryoya Hashimoto Program of Study: Harris School of Public Policy MSCAPP “Ban the Box” Law is a popular policy removing the check box asks applicants have a criminal record in the job application process. However, recent research has revealed that this law, which was intended to promote equality, has brought inequality. What happened? What are the impacts on...
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