Pulse – Better Family Life opens gun violence de-escalation centers

ST. LOUIS, MO — This week Better Family Life opened two “gun violence de-escalation centers” in St. Louis. Mike Colombo filled-in for Shirley Washington as the host of The Pulse this week.


  • James Clark, Vice President of Community Outreach for Better Family Life.​
  • Dr. Gladys Smith, Assistant Director of Clinical Services at the Gun Violence De-Escalation and Community Trauma Center.
  • Pastor Tommie Pierson, Greater St. Mark’s Church.