The Power of A Grandmother’s Heart

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The Power of A Grandmother's Heart

You can’t lead the people if you don’t love the people. You can’t save the people if you don’t serve the people.

– Cornel West –

The Power of A Grandmother’s Heart

Amid rampant gang violence in a Chicago South Side neighborhood, a grandmother has an open door policy. Diane Latiker, 54, started a nonprofit community with 10 kids in her living room in 2003. The program, Kids Off The Block, has grown to become a successful mentoring site and haven for Chicago’s youth, serving 300 kids last year. { read more }

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