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Summer Night Lights: a youth perspective

by Brian Watt | Off-Ramp

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Crew members from the Summer Night Lights program serve burgers and hot dogs Brian Watt/KPCC

Summer Night Lights is an initiative implemented in last year aimed at reducing gang violence in LA. How to do it? Give kids a place to go during Summer nights by keeping city parks open and patrolled late. Los Angeles' Brian Watt talked with South LA's Michael Leslie, a youth coordinator with Summer Night Lights who says the program has had a huge impact on his community.

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