Category: Beyond Bullets

yafinceio harris sits and talks to a young man

May 16, 2022

A decade ago, two enemies in Kalamazoo put down their guns. Following two straight years of record gun violence in the city, their intervention program remains especially vigilant in helping others decide to disarm – or not pick up a gun in the first place.

lea braxton stands in front of a mural depciting a child crying

December 13, 2021

A mother whose daughter was killed by gunfire as a bystander wants answers and action. In grief, she has to be realistic not optimistic.

a group of people playing chess at tables

November 22, 2021

Chess club returns to Urban Alliance in Kalamazoo’s Edison neighborhood for fun and outreach intended to last a lifetime.