The Center for Hunger-Free Communities

Solutions Based on Science and the Human Experience

Neighborhood safety

"When people see Samantha and Netta I want them to see children that are well taken care of, well-mannered, despite the poverty and stuff that they are living in and around. I want them to see educated children. That is one of the reasons why I don't let them play outside, out front, because I want people to see that I don't just let them run up and down the street with all that is going on, the drug activity and the folks sitting on their front porches drinking. I want people to see them for more than that."

"On our way to football practice, there is a truck in the park that sells water, ice, and pretzels for the kids. And they also sell beer. I want you to see that when my son gets to the park that there is prostitution going on and they are also selling alcohol."

"We're taking my son to football practice and I want you to see when he gets to the park that there is prostitution going on. Here is a prostitute in the park where he practice at."

They hide their needles and stuff in there and sell them right out of the newspaper receptacle.

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