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In the Media | 05.25.18

National Publication Looks to Book by Adler Center Director for ‘Key to Stopping Violence’

Seeking answers about how to curb violence and crime, a political reporter for U.S. News & World Report recently looked to two authors of a newly published research-based book, one of whom is the director of an Adler University center.

The May 25 report, “The Key to Stopping the Violence,” includes Adler’s Dan Cooper, Ph.D., and Ryan Lugalia-Hollon. The pair authored, The War on Neighborhoods: Policing, Prison, and Punishment in a Divided City, which shines a spotlight on Chicago’s Austin community to outline factors that keep millions of people of color in an endless cycle of poverty, trauma and incarceration.

“The reason why we have to care about this, even though it’s so difficult and so entrenched, is because it affects our entire country; it doesn’t just affect one part of Chicago,” Lugalia-Hollon said, in the article. “If you care about cities in America, you have to care about concentrated punishment, because that’s the only way that neighborhoods can get strong and regions can really see their full potential. The size of our concern has to match the size of the problem if we’re going to see change.”

Cooper is the executive director of the University’s Center for Equitable Cities. His work focuses on reducing longstanding and intersecting forms of inequality in Chicago through policy, research, advocacy, and more.

Read the full U.S. News & World Report, “The Key to Stopping the Violence”.

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