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Terun Moore stands outside an abandoned house in the Washington Addition, one of three Jackson neighborhoods where a new credible-messenger and violence-interruption program aims to counsel residents at risk of committing violence. 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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