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How Chicago’s ‘peacekeepers’ are trying to prevent violence

Anthony Vazquez

   

Over Memorial Day weekend, violence prevention workers clad in fluorescent vests took to the streets across the city to de-escalate conflicts. This effort is a part of an initiative by Chicago CRED and other community organizations sharing $11 million in state funding.

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learns more about the Flatlining Violence Inspires Peace program.

GUESTS: Frank Main, staff reporter at the Chicago Sun-Times
Arne Duncan, founder of Chicago CRED and former U.S. Secretary of Education
Terrance Henderson, manager of outreach operations for CRED

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