Eddie Bocanegra on Law Enforcement and the Community on “In The Loop”

October 06, 2016


Eddie Bocanegra, the executive director of the Youth Safety and Violence Prevention initiative, discussed recent police shootings in Chicago and elsewhere with three other community activists."

YSVP Executive Director Eddie Bocanegra took part in a Sept. 15 roundtable discussion on WYCC’s In the Loop about the relationship between the community and law enforcement in light of recent police shootings in Chicago and elsewhere. The panel explored socio-cultural, political, and economic factors contributing to this persistent and difficult issue, as well as potential solutions. Watch the discussion here.

Other participants were Johnaé Strong, co-chair of the Chicago Chapter of Black Youth Project 100, Sean Anderson, board director for Illinois Campaign for Political Reform, and community activist William Calloway.