ABC 7 Chicago spoke with two people who have long been working in Chicago neighborhoods to address violence.
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Diane Latiker founded Kids Off the Block, turning her Roseland home into a safe place for children.
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Chris Patterson, the senior director of programs and policy at the Institute for Nonviolence Chicago, also joined ABC 7 Chicago.
The organization is putting 150 people on the street over the weekend with the goal of preventing violence.