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The absence of work and the presence of violence | Joel Hamernick | TEDxGrantPark
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Added Aug 15, 2016
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Joel shares his experience in Woodlawn Chicago, the causes of violence in Chicago, and what he is doing to change things.

Joel is the executive director of both Sunshine Gospel Ministries and Sunshine Enterprises. In addition to his religious service, Joel has completed several entrepreneurial ventures, leading to his involvement in the establishing of Greenline Coffee with his wife, Paula. Joel will be sharing his insights on what causes violence in our community and how can we raise each other out of it.

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