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Ricardo Williams

National Community Coordinator & Violence Interrupter

Ricardo ?Cobe? Williams has been working at CeaseFire for four years. Cobe lost his father when he was 11; his father was murdered. Between 1993 and 2004, Cobe spent three stints in prison, for drug related charges and for attempted murder. When CeaseFire lost funding in 2007, Cobe continued to work at his job without pay until his position was restored seven months later. Cobe, who?s about to earn his High School equivalency, was this past December promoted to a new position. He now works as a national trainer at CeaseFire.

Past Events

Wednesday, Oct 12 2011

6 PM

Cultural revolutions, modern day slavery, gang violence, and disease outbreak. Regardless of the subject each of our featured filmmakers chose to... read more
2 hours | Talk | Gene Siskel Film Center

Thursday, Oct 13 2011

12 PM

How easy it is for good guys to turn bad? Extraordinary individuals examine the characteristics of good and evil and how we, too, can become heroes.
2 hours | Talk | Edlis Neeson Theater at the Museum of Contemporary Art

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