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Grandmother helping Chicago kids ‘off the block’ – cnn.com


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Since 2003, Latiker has gotten to know more than 1,500 young people through her nonprofit community program, Kids Off the Block. And she hopes that by providing them with support and a place to go, she is also bringing hope to a community in crisis. “We are losing a generation to violence,” said Latiker, who started the program in her living room.

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