Reverend George Cummings http://kalw.org en Can we end the cycle of violence in Oakland? http://kalw.org/post/can-we-end-cycle-violence-oakland <p><em>Audio available after 5pm.</em></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Oftentimes, spiritual leaders are the ones we turn to, to help solve problems in our communities. One of those leaders is Reverend George Cummings of the </span>Imani<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Community Church in Oakland. For years, he has been working in the local community to cut back the violence. &nbsp;Recently, neighborhood advocates like Cummings have teamed up with the Oakland police to implement a violence prevention program called </span>Ceasefire<span style="line-height: 1.5;">. &nbsp;Reverend Cummings talked to </span>KALW’s<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Holly </span>Kernan<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> about how it works.</span></p><p> Thu, 21 Mar 2013 01:18:51 +0000 Holly Kernan 24702 at http://kalw.org Can we end the cycle of violence in Oakland?