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FIRSTHAND: Gun Violence | The Mental Impact on Youth

For Chicago youth, going from one block to the next can be a high-stress or life-or-death ordeal. India Hart witnessed a shooting in her neighborhood that left her dad wounded. It wasn't the only time she experienced gun violence; her uncle and friend were both killed - leaving India and her parents having to deal with her PTSD. What do you imagine a safe and healing community could be?

FIRSTHAND: Gun Violence | The Mental Impact on Youth

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    FIRSTHAND: Gun Violence

    S7 E7 - 24m 32s

    The number of gun violence victims in Chicago may fluctuate, but the psychological trauma in many neighborhoods is constant. How do wounded communities heal? FIRSTHAND: GUN VIOLENCE explores the personal stories of people whose lives have been affected and how each, in their own way, is transforming pain and struggle into hope and action.

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    The Power of a Pardon

    S7 E6 - 28m 47s

    For five formerly incarcerated individuals who served their time, the only path to redemption and chance to pursue their purpose is through the Pennsylvania Board of Pardons. Through intimate and, at times, nerve-racking stories, THE POWER OF A PARDON follows these individuals as they show how life-altering a pardon and criminal justice reform can be when trying to build a life after prison.

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    Generations Stolen

    S7 E5 - 24m 39s

    Native American communities are grappling with the fallout of government policies which separated Native children from their families and stripped them of their culture - first at boarding schools, and later in white adoptive and foster homes. On June 15, 2023, the Supreme Court rejected challenges to ICWA, a victory for Native communities working to overcome generations of trauma.

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