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Illinois Council Against Handgun Violence

Chicago, IL | http://www.ichv.org
Joined in November 2000

About Us

The Illinois Council Against Handgun Violence (ICHV) is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to the reduction of death and injury caused by firearms. This mission is achieved by educating the public about the facts regarding firearm violence and misuse; producing and publishing educational materials to inform the public about the problem of firearm violence; serving as a clearinghouse for information on the issue of firearm violence; reviewing and making recommendations regarding the fairness, enforceability, and effectiveness of regulations and criminal sanctions related to firearms; working with the community and professional groups, including healthcare personnel, law enforcement officials, and child advocates to bring special perspectives to the issue; advocating policy initiatives which would reduce the easy access to firearms; and establishing a strong statewide organization with the numerical strength to translate public opinion into policy.

The Illinois Council Against Handgun Violence (ICHV) is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to the reduction of death and injury caused by firearms. This mission is achieved by educating the public about the facts regarding firearm…

Areas of Focus Include

  • Conflict Resolution
  • Crime & Safety

Location

  • 222 S. Morgan Street
    Suite 4A
    Chicago, IL 60607

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