Issue: October 19 – October 25, 2011
Inside this issue:
The Interrupters is a new documentary that tells the story of three Violence Interrupters who attempt to protect their Chicago communities from the violence they once committed themselves. StreetWise highlights the video and shows how The Interrupters shows CeaseFire’s work in neighborhoods to prevent gang violence. Also, read Marianne Devlin’s story about Woke up Black, which highlights five black youth on their path to adulthood and how they transcend racial stereotypes.