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The Interrupters Documentary

Time to Listen to America's Youth on Gun Violence

Dennis Paul | Posted 04.15.2013 | Impact
Dennis Paul

No issue is more integral to us all than the future of America's children, and the opportunities that our society gives them to succeed. The senseless violence affecting children in America today is abhorrent.

Young Voters Reminded of Issues at Home One Week Before Election

SnagFilms | Posted 10.30.2012 | Chicago
SnagFilms

With so much of the presidential campaign centered on how to prevent attacks from oversees, violence in our own inner cities remains a topic often neglected by politicians on the national stage.

Can Violence Be Interrupted? A New Doc Spotlight Ex-Gang Members Trying To Find Out

Posted 02.14.2012 | Black Voices

A growing school of thought holds that street violence is a disease, and like a disease, it can be prevented. That's the central premise of Ceasefi...

An American Problem: Can Changing Culture End Youth Violence?

Sarah Garland | Posted 04.14.2012 | Education
Sarah Garland

Change the culture of low expectations, and then watch schools and whole communities achieve success. Change the culture of violence, and then watch as young people and whole communities stop the cycle of self-destruction.

Second Acts

Alex Kotlowitz | Posted 10.08.2011 | Home
Alex Kotlowitz

There's a moment in The Interrupters when Cobe Williams, a man who works for the Chicago anti-violence organization CeaseFire, gets a call from someone he'd met in the County Jail a number of years back.