Chicago, IL: Safe Humane Chicago fights violence

StopBSL supports and encourages efforts, such as this one, to make communities safer and more humane. We can all make a difference.

Dogged determination

Cynthia Bathurst works to stop violence by helping animals and people peacefully co-exist

By William Hageman, Tribune reporter
October 18, 2009

[…] Bathurst, of Chicago, is co-founder and principal director of Safe Humane Chicago, an ambitious 2-year-old effort to fight violence by promoting compassion for animals as well as people. The program uses schools, churches and community groups — more than 60 organizations have lined up behind her — to get the anti-violence message to citizens in high-crime areas.

Especially young citizens: Get kids to treat animals with care and respect, and you’re on the right track. […]

Full article retrieved 10/19/09 from http://www.chicagotribune.com/features/family/chi-1018-bathurstoct18,0,7063324,full.story

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