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Ellen Alberding Addresses the City Club of Chicago


1/28/2016

On January 28, 2016, Joyce President Ellen Alberding made remarks to the City Club of Chicago and specifically addressed issues related to the environment and preventing gun violence.

You can watch her speech here:

Ellen Alberding, President, The Joyce Foundation from City Club of Chicago on Vimeo.

Below are resources and details on some of the items discussed. 

Environment Resources:

  • Paris 2015: Read more about Joyce's Environment Program Director, Ed Miller, experience and reflections on the U.N. Climate Deal, signed in Paris in December 2015. You can read his blogs here.
  • Chicago Commercial Buildings Initiative: Read more about this initiative and the buildings taking part here. 
  • Clean Energy Trust: Stay tuned for a new jobs report from Clean Energy Trust but in the meantime, learn more about their work and last year's report here
  • Faith in Place: Learn more about the great work of Chicago's Faith in Place here.
  • Joyce's Environment Program: Learn more about the strategy and investments of our Environment program here.  

Gun Violence Prevention Resources:

  • Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence: Learn more about the Gun Law State Scorecard here.
  • Everytown for Gun Safety: Learn more about the work of Everytown here.
  • Harvard Injury Control Research Center: Research showing the gun homicide rate in the U.S. compared to that of other advanced countries is available here.
  • Johns Hopkins Center for Gun Policy and Research: Research showing the gun homicide rate changes in Connecticut after passing a law requiring a permit and background check to buy a gun is available here. In addition, research conducted showing the gun homicide rate changes in Missouri after repealing a similar law, is available here.
  • The Violence Policy Center: Research showing the gun homicide rate, compared to that of motor vehicle deaths is available here
  • Joyce's Gun Violence Prevention Program: Learn more about the strategy and investments of our Gun Violence Prevention program here.
  • Purpose Over Pain: Learn more about the work of Purpose Over Pain here

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