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Advocates demand funding for violence intervention programs

Clip: 08/02/2022 | 3m 12s

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Community anti-violence groups are lobbying the governor’s office for $10 million in federal funding to help keep hospital-based violence intervention programs alive, and $80 million to keep the programs going in the longer term. The programs have been credited with reducing shootings and other crimes by intervening in conflicts before they turn violent.

Aired: 08/02/22 | Rating: NR

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