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WBEZ: The Toll Witnessing Gun Violence Takes on Young People

Half of Chicagoans witness a shooting by age 40 and the average age for witnessing a shooting is just 14, according to a recent study by the Journal of the American Medical Association.

CIS’ Clinical Director and Chief Operating Officer, Dr. Judith Allen, sat down with WBEZ’s Sasha-Ann Simons to discuss the impact of pervasive gun violence on child development and what can be done to support our young people and their families.

Listen to the full interview on Reset here.