South Park has seen a recent escalation in youth violence, but programs like the Duwamish Valley Youth Corps work to keep kids active, safe and engaged with the community. (Lauren Frohne & Ramon Dompor / The Seattle Times)
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In Seattle’s youngest neighborhood, trying to keep the kids safe

When the South Park teens she works with are on their own, youth-program leader Carmen Martinez worries about them. A surge in gunfire and a tragic death has community members and politicians recommitting themselves to a neighborhood with Seattle’s youngest population.

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