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CeaseFire is an organization that employs ex-convicts in Chicago's toughest neighborhoods to stop retaliatory gang violence.

Aug. 24, 2011

Gary Slutkin spent years with the World Health Organization fighting the developing world’s biggest killers, including cholera, tuberculosis and AIDS. He explains how he applied what he learned to his current job as executive director of CeaseFire, a violence prevention organization in Chicago and subject of the new documentary The Interrupters. And, on their new album Expectation, legendary Jamaican band “The Jolly Boys” make mento music out of classics by everyone from Johnny Cash to 80s act “The Human League.” Jerome McDonnell and Radio M Host Tony Sarabia discuss the highlights and lowlights.