CeaseFire & CPD Embark on New Anti-Violence Initiative
The city of Chicago is about to embark on a much-anticipated -- and controversial -- collaboration with CeaseFire, an organization that employs ex-offenders to interrupt violence in dangerous communities. We talk with executive director Tio Hardiman about the program and the root causes of violence in Chicago on Chicago Tonight at 7:00 pm. View a detailed timeline about CeaseFire’s evolution.
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