© 2023 Blue Ridge Public Radio
Main Banner Background
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00
0:00
Available On Air Stations
Sign up for BPR's Weekly Update enews

Washington D.C. academy trains 'violence interruptors' to help keep the peace

As the rate of violent deaths rises in Washington, D.C., the new Peace Academy is training dozens of violence interrupters to build relationships with people at risk of perpetuating violence.

Jenny Gathright of WAMU reports.

 

 

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

Copyright 2022 NPR. To see more, visit https://www.npr.org.