Austin Program Takes Kids ‘By The Hand’

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In a community that is filled with violence and crime, parents often worry about the safety of their children. With most after school programs being cut in public schools, there aren’t many choices for children to go for recreation and tutoring. One Austin non-for-profit vowed to change that and bring those activities back.
By The Hand is an after school program that helps inner city kids prosper in education while learning about God. The newly built facility located at 415 N. Laramie brings a sense of freshness to the community as it neighbors two liquor stores. In a recent interview with volunteer coordinator Darrell Gordon, 32, and team leader Akeeysha Rodgers-Williams, 40, they said their purpose is to help the kids succeed all the while building their faith and self-worth.

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