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In Diamond’s words: After a Friday night Franklin Institute visit where teens were able to express their innermost concerns about their community, I was introduced to Miss.Candice of the police dept. At this overnight visit I expressed my concerns about the gun violence in my community which I witnessed with the loss of a family...
In Renasia’s words: Before Duffy’s Hope I was a sassy mouth girl. I didn’t want to listen to anything that anyone said. I did not communicate very well. I did not really talk to my mom or had a relationship with my mom. I didn’t like talking or meeting new people. After I entered Duffy’s...
In Ada’s words: Duane is my grandson. My son has had many problems with the legal system due to his own choices. Before Duffy’s Hope, Duane had less of a chance to be as focused on success. The program has helped him move through the absence of his natural mother and father in his every...