Targeting Retaliation: Stopping the chain reaction of gun violence in Paterson, NJ(13:11) (Check out the video at the link below)
The Paterson Healing Collective has been working to reduce shootings in the city since 2020. This is the story of the work they do and the lives they touch.
Michael Karas (see interview at link below) is a visual journalist at NorthJersey.com and The Record. After years in which he often reported several stories a day, Karas recently devoted all his time to a single story: A documentary about an anti-violence organization called the Paterson Healing Collective. We wanted to learn more about the project, and this important group. This conversation has been edited for clarity, and condensed for length.
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