Aim4Peace hitting its targets

In November, I wrote this story (“117 Homicides and Counting,” November 18, 2008) about how dumb bureaucracy and egotism was getting in the way of Aim4Peace, the city’s new anti-violence program. Despite using a template that was successful across the nation and being run by dedicated people like Tracie Mclendon, the program just couldn’t get the financial support it needed or hire the people it wanted to. But if today’s numbers are true, the program’s saving lives.  

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