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Mayor Brandon Johnson’s Community Investment Strategy for Chicago Public Safety

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Mayor Brandon Johnson prioritizes community investment and economic security to address public safety in Chicago.

Chicago Mayor Prioritizes Community Investment for Public Safety

Mayor Brandon Johnson addressed public safety concerns in Chicago emphasizing a shift towards investing in community resources. He blamed past administrations for neglecting these areas outlining his vision to fully fund education, transportation, healthcare, and jobs in every neighborhood to ensure safety, according to the report of Just The News.

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(photo: Chicago City Wire)

Police Chief Emphasizes Community Collaboration

Chicago Police Superintendent Larry Snelling stressed the importance of collaboration between law enforcement and communities. He advocated for humanizing interactions and fostering a united approach to tackling crime moving away from divisive attitudes for effective public safety.

People’s Plan for Community Safety Unveiled

Under Mayor Johnson’s leadership, Chicago introduced the People’s Plan for Community Safety. This initiative aims to create stable neighborhoods through economic security measures. Johnson highlighted the plan’s focus on economic stability including guaranteed basic income and support services to address root causes of violence.

Deputy Mayor Advocates for Social Welfare Reforms

Deputy Mayor Garien Gatewood promoted social welfare reforms as integral to enhancing public safety. He cited initiatives like the SAFE-T Act and programs such as Treatment not Trauma and guaranteed basic income emphasizing their role in Chicago’s targeted approach to violence prevention.

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