Posted: November 16, 2009 Filed under: Chicago, Crime | Tags: afterschool programs, Albany Park, Albany Park Community Center, Albany Park Neighborhood Council, b boy, Chicago, Eric Criniere, gang violence, Graffiti, Juan Cruz, Michelle Fleming, Non-profit organization, Our Lady of Mercy, youth programs, youth violence
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Three teenagers were shot in the last 10 days in Albany Park. While the state slashes funding for various programs, including youth services, the local community is left to pick up the pieces. Our Lady of Mercy Church, The Albany Park Neighborhood Council and life-long resident Eric Criniere are leading the pack.
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