Spotlight On Safe Streets: Baltimore Community Problem Effectively Addressing Violence

Safe StreetsJune 2, 2015 – Segment 4

We spotlight Safe Streets, a successful Baltimore program set up by the national non-profit Cure Violence, to stave off violence in at-risk neighborhoods by employing former convicts to walk through and monitor activity on the street and intervene when violence threatens.

With: Dante Barksdale, Outreach Coordinator for Safe Streets; Rashad Singletary, Violence Prevention Coordinator for Safe Streets Park Heights; and Imhotep Fatiu, Outreach Supervisor for Safe Streets Park Heights.

Written by Marc Steiner

Marc Steiner

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