The city is spending millions on creating jobs to clean up vacant lots and green public spaces in areas with high shooting rates, an approach backed by research on blight and crime.
Author Archives: Brian Freskos
Brian Freskos is a Chicago-based reporter for The Trace, an independent, nonpartisan, nonprofit newsroom dedicated to shining a light on America's gun violence crisis. Brian is originally from North Carolina, and he holds an M.S. from the Columbia Journalism School in New York.