intro: "Don't shoot, I want to grow up."
It's a common phrase seen printed on signs and t-shirts in Chicago. It's also part of an initiative that started at Columbia College in Chicago, and was later adopted by several community-based organizations, which attempts to interrupt the spread of violence.
These words hit home for the families and victims who have experienced gang violence first hand, some of whom are as young as kindergartners. Many have lost loved ones in the crossfire, others...Full Story