Making a Difference

Making a Difference

Thursday, Oct 23, 2014 at 04:03 PM CDT
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By Salina Jewell

Aim for Peace Resources

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Ex-Gang Members Help To Prevent Gang Violence

Ex-Gang Members Help To Prevent Gang Violence

Crime may not be as prominent during the winter months, but that doesn’t stop these former gang members from working to fight gang violence.

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