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Traditionally, cities have responded to community-level violence by increasing the presence of a militarized police force. This solution has repeatedly failed with sometimes fatal consequences; compounding trauma and leading to more violence. A new solution, one that comes from within the community itself, offers a new way forward: violence interrupters.

Join FCNL General Secretary Bridget Moix and José Woss to learn about the work FCNL is doing to promote violence interrupters as a way to address violence in communities.

Speakers

José Santos Woss

José Santos Woss

Director for Justice Reform
José is FCNL’s director for justice reform. He leads FCNL’s work on criminal justice reform, election integrity, and policing.
Bridget Moix

Bridget Moix

General Secretary
Bridget Moix is the fifth General Secretary of the Friends Committee on National Legislation (FCNL). She also leads two other Quaker organizations, affiliated with FCNL: Friends Place on Capitol Hill and FCNL Education Fund.

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