PHOTO: Participants in Long Beach-based nonprofit Why’d You Stop Me? (WYSM)
Event + Reaction = Outcome. It’s a
well-known formula for success that’s been touted by everyone from
weight-loss experts to self-help gurus to college football coaches.
for Jason Lehman, founder and executive director of the Long
Beach-based nonprofit Why’d You Stop Me? (WYSM), the formula presented a
unique approach to solving a complex real-world challenge: reducing
acts of violence between the police and the community.