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Back of the Yards Soccer Coach Works to Keep Kids Off the Streets

It’s no secret. Once the night falls, many streets in the city become a dangerous place for youth. And while we all try to find a solution to end the violence in our communities, we can’t forget about the silent heroes who volunteer their time to keep youth off the streets. Alfonso Garcia is one […]

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Peer Pressure: Making the Wrong Decisions is No Joke

“If your friends jump off a cliff, are you going to jump off after them?” That is often the question parents ask when they know their teens are following the actions of their peers, instead of their own. This phrase often means “just because all your friends are doing something that you’re not supposed to, […]