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Activist Diane Latiker Won’t Stop Fighting For Chicago’s Kids

Diane Latiker thought she was done raising children. She and her husband had eight kids and their youngest was on her way to college. 

But life had something else in store for Latiker, who is founder of Kids Off The Block, a non-profit organization that provides young people with a safe and supportive environment away from gangs, drugs, and violence. It provides them with academic and career support, counseling and more. It’s a self described, “holistic care center for prevention, personal growth, and empowerment.” 

Diane Latiker stops by the studio for more about her story and the continued growth of Kids Off The Block.

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