Ameena Matthews

Ameena Matthews is the daughter of one of Chicago’s most notorious gang leaders and was born into a world of crime. Now a mother of five, Ameena’s amazing strength and powerful presence helps to stop the shootings on the Chicago streets. A Violence Interrupter for the organization CeaseFire, she believes violence is a disease. Her own story of hope and courage shows that it can be treated.

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