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#FixingChicago aims to curb city's violence problem

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CHICAGO (FOX 32 News) -

Two words strung together on Twitter are spurring a new anti-violence movement on social media.

#FixingChicago is creating ideas and plans to curb Chicago's violence program. Chicago has record numbers of gun violence, causing people all over the world to be alarmed by the crime.

Last weekend alone, 15 people were killed and dozens more were wounded in shootings across the city.

In Englewood, resident deal with gun violence daily. Families of the victims of that gun violence say they have received compassion and support but say if something isn't done, other people will experience the pain they are feeling now.

But the violence is also causing young people and officials alike to offer solutions to problem. Activist Al Sharpton  and Jesse Jackson are criticizing President Obama for not providing jobs to the people in need.


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