Diane Latiker raised eight kids in the Roseland neighborhood on the Southside of Chicago. She saw firsthand a generation of young people that were caught up in violence, dropping out of school and veering off path. So she decided to do everything she could to get those kids off the block.
Check out the video below to hear Diane’s story and learn more about her nonprofit organization, Kids Off the Block:
Stories like this are a great reminder that one person can do something to ignite change. Diane, thank you for devoting yourself to the youth, our future. To support Kids Off the Block check out their website and find out how you can get involved.