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City and YMCA Team Up To Combat Gang Growth
City leaders in Yakima are getting ready to implement the Gang Free Initiative, a program they hope will help reduce the number of gang members on the streets.
It is no secret, the gang problem is pretty bad in Yakima. In fact, it is an issue that local police are forced to deal with every day...
Yakima’s YMCA Mentoring Program Changing Lives
The City of Yakima's Gang Free Initiative group is working closely with community partners like the YMCA to help curb gang violence. YMCA Executive Director Bob Romero says they hope to change lives through the Y's mentoring program. Romero says they want to pair adults with kids at Garfie…