North Lawndale gets Chicago’s First Community Court

– For the first time, Chicago will be home to a community court system in the North Lawndale neighborhood.

The Restorative Justice Community Court will allow young nonviolent offenders to take accountability for their actions instead of serving jail time.

Cliff Nellis of the Lawndale Christian Legal Center and Jose Wilson from the North Lawndale Employment Network joined Good Day Chicago to talk about the court and what they hope to accomplish.

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