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Kids Off the Block : the inspiring true story of one woman's quest to protect Chicago's most vulnerable youth / Diane Latiker with Bethany Mauger.

Author/Creator:
Latiker, Diane, 1957- author.
Publication:
Grand Rapids, Michigan : Baker Books, [2020]
Format/Description:
Book
258 pages ; 22 cm
Subjects:
Latiker, Diane, 1957-.
Kids Off the Block, Inc.
Poor youth -- Services for -- Illinois -- Chicago.
Problem youth -- Services for -- Illinois -- Chicago.
Community-based human services -- Illinois -- Chicago.
Problem youth -- Services for.
Illinois -- Chicago.
Summary:
"One woman's true story of answering God's call by opening her door and her heart to thousands of at-risk teens in one of Chicago's most dangerous neighborhoods. Her story of offering kids a safe haven from gang and gun violence and a fresh start in life will inspire you to do your part in making the world a better place"-- Provided by publisher.
Contents:
Machine generated contents note: 1. "You Should Do Something with Those Kids"
2. Can't These Kids Be Kids?
3. "Are You Miss Diane?"
4. Resistance from Every Side
5. Midlife Career Change
6. Around the Clock
7. Save a Teen
8. "It's Your Vision"
9. Headstones
10. When the Lord Takes You Down a Peg
11. Hope and Change
12. Not on My Block
13. Turn Around
14. No Peace
15. Hero
16. The Floodgates Open
17. Battlefield Outside My Door
18. We're Worth It
19. Fierce Over 40
20. Look What God Did.
Contributor:
Mauger, Bethany, author.
ISBN:
9781540900425
1540900428
9781540901156
1540901157
OCLC:
1141145554
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