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Moore walks through the Virden Addition in Jackson, where he grew up and joined the Gangster Disciples as a kid. Since his release from prison in 2017, Moore has worked to dissuade other young people from engaging in criminal activity. Photo by Seyma Bayram

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Credible Messengers Closer to Hitting Streets to Prevent Violence in Jackson

Credible messengers, many of whom have been through the criminal-justice system, enter into communities to mentor and discourage at-risk individuals from participating in criminal activity.


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