VIOLENT CRIME. The 21st looks at gun crime in Rockford

Gun violence in Illinois is on the rise and it’s a grim trend we see most summers. NPR Illinois’ The 21st Show has taken a look at what different cities and towns all over the state are doing to address the problem.

In their July 12 episode, they spoke with Grant Schubert, a neighborhood impact manager with the United Way of Rock River Valley; Paul Logli, President and CEO of United Way of Rock River Valley; and Dr. Sandra Martell, public health administrator of the Winnebago County Health Department about gun violence in Rockford.

Listen to more from The 21st at NPR Illinois. You can hear The 21st Monday-Friday at 11 a.m. on 89.5 WNIJ.

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