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Michael Patrick MacDonald

A new chance to stop teen violence

By Michael Patrick MacDonald
January 4, 2007

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BOSTON'S SURGE in youth violence in the early 1990s saw the rise of unprecedented neighborhood-based leadership that dramatically reduced the city's homicide rates. Policies and programs were developed and led by extraordinary coalitions of everyday people: residents, clergy, mothers of murdered children, and, most important , teenagers themselves. (Full article: 715 words)

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