Veterans Stand Guard and Help Thousands of Kids Get to School Safely In Chicago
A team of veterans is going above the call of duty to keep young students safe. This is an OUTSTANDING idea!
The Safe Passage Program, founded in 2011 by nonprofit Leave No Veteran Behind (LNVB), deploys vets to monitor unsafe Chicago neighborhoods as students walk to school. The goal of the program is twofold: to reduce youth violence in Chicago and pay off veterans’ student loan debt.
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