Successful Gang Outreach Program Expands into Three Cities

Successful Gang Outreach Program Expands into Three Cities

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The CeaseFire program, a Chicago-based violence prevention group has received a $1.7 million grant to expand onto the streets of Baltimore, Cincinnati and Newark, N.J., using former gang members and ex-convicts to mediate conflicts and reach out to conflicted youths caught up in gangs. (ABC-2) Check out this great CNN video showing the innovative peer-based approach to reducing bloodshed on the streets of Chicago.

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