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Mayor Rahm Emanuel kicked off his Summer of Faith and Action Initiative Friday evening. City Hall plans to reach out to religious, business and community leaders to decrease violence.
Mayor kicks off Summer of Faith and Action Anti-violence initiative
Mayor Emanuel appeared in Pilsen Friday evening as part of the kick-off of a new anti-violence initiative, Summer of Faith and Action. The plan involves uniting religious, business and community leaders against violence. Traditionally, Memorial Day weekend is a particularly violent time in Chicago.