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Changing thought patterns and rewiring the brain to prevent gun violence
CHICAGO (CBS) -- What does brain science have to do with gun violence? A whole lot, if you ask one gun violence prevention group here in Chicago. CBS 2 Investigator Megan Hickey got a look at how a program seeks to prevent gun violence by encouraging different ways of thinking and coping – and thus, rewiring the brain.
‘Where has this training been all my life?’: How healing trauma could actually reform policing
This approach isn’t a panacea to stopping police violence. There isn’t one. But we believe this is part of the solution.
Anti-violence program shows promise in first four years in Baltimore
When youth workers from the anti-violence program Roca first knocked on Sheldon Smith-Gray’s door in 2018, he thought it might be the police. He was “outside” at the time — “whatever you can think of, I was doing it, for sure,” he said in an interview Wednesday — and it took him about a year before he bought into Roca’s process 100%.
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Steering young men away from a life with gunsIn Baltimore, where gun violence claims the lives of hundreds each year, what is missing from so many young men is a solid foundation. The youth workers behind a program called Roca (Spanish for rock) aim to provide that grounding, by teaching alternative ways to handling the stresses of life in a challenging environment. As one Roca participant, a former drug dealer, tells "Sunday Morning" senior contributor Ted Koppel, "I came a long way, from nothing to something now."
First graduate of groundbreaking post-conviction program gets a chance at redemption
In September 2021, Carlton Ford was led into Springfield District Court in handcuffs. He had just spent 18 months in jail after police found him sleeping in his car with a loaded gun. He could have pleaded guilty and accepted the felony, walking out of the court on time served. Instead, Ford chose a more arduous path that isn’t open to most young men incarcerated in the United States.