Firsthand: Gun Violence

Firsthand Talks: Dr. Cristina Pacione-Zayas

Clip: Season 1 | 13m 14s

Children serve as a barometer of a community’s wellbeing. Cristina Pacione-Zayas talks about the importance of safe spaces for young children where they can just be kids; how toxic stress can adversely affect a child’s development; and how community support can create a place “where all the children are well.”

Aired: 10/17/19

Rating: NR

Video has closed captioning.

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Firsthand: Gun Violence is presented, in part, by The Grainger Foundation, Allstate Insurance Company, The Chicago Community Trust, and the Marc and Jeanne Malnati Family Foundation. Major support is also provided by Ann and Rich Carr, Lew Collens, Denny and Sandy Cummings, Jim and Kay Mabie, Sonia T. Marschak, and Rande and Cary McMillan.