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August 18th 2016:If Gangs Can Make Peace, Why Cant We? An Interview with Rizza Islam About an Amazing Gang Summit and What It Means for Us

History was made as rival Southern California gang leaders met July 17 to discuss making peace on the streets. Some 2500 people came to the summit, including rival gang members, cops, gang interventionists, families and friends of victims, L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti, Police Chief Charles Beck and religious leaders of diverse denominations. Though packed with rival gang members, not a single act of violence took place. What do you think would have happened at a similar summit of Democrats and Republicans these days? What sometimes happens in our own houses? If gangs can do it, why can’t we? Let’

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Rizza Islam

Rizza Islam is an international humanitarian who decided at the age of 9, after witnessing the condition of the people in his community, that he wanted to do something about it. Gang violence, drugs, and peer pressure were an everyday occurrence for him. Since the start of his humanitarian efforts, he has received over a dozen awards from well-known organizations such as The YMCA, Youth for Human Rights international, The Ebony Awakening Foundation and The Mayor & City Council of Compton California, to name a few. These awards were all received for educating and mentoring inner city youth in urban communities. Rizza has delivered classes on drug education, life skills, communication skills
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https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/2224/inner-revolutionary-radio 26/10/2017 03:00 26/10/2017 04:00 Inner Revolutionary Radio https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/2224/inner-revolutionary-radio History was made as rival Southern California gang leaders met July 17 to discuss making peace on the streets. Some 2500 people came to the summit, including rival gang members, cops, gang interventionists, families and friends of victims, L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti, Police Chief Charles Beck and religious leaders of diverse denominations. Though packed with rival gang members, not a single act of violence took place. What do you think would have happened at a similar summit of Democrats and Republicans these days? What sometimes happens in our own houses? If gangs can do it, why can’t we? Let’s talk to Rizza Islam from United in Peace, one of the sponsors of the event and a man who has been working hard to bring peace to the inner cities. How are gang members coming together? Is the process continuing? Is it making a difference on the street? And what can we learn from it? With so much violence in the world, let’s learn more about positive developments where we least expect them. VoiceAmerica | Talk Radio | Online Talk Radio studio@voiceamerica.com false DD/MM/YYYY Add to Calendar
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