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Citizens group rekindles effort to stop violence

Eight city homicides this year spur eclectic band of activists

By Maria Cramer
Globe Staff / January 29, 2008

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Seventeen years ago, they banded together to combat violence. Former gang members, lawyers, school officials, and business owners, they sought to form truces between warring gangs and stem Boston's skyrocketing homicide rate. (Full article: 713 words)

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