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Offering Hope, Apex Youth Center Receives a Welcome Boost

But Apex Youth Center, opened by Fitzpatrick in 2010, isn’t in a perfect world. It sits at Simon Bolivar Avenue and St. Andrew Street — an area considered one of the most dangerous, crime-ridden neighborhoods in the city.

Since it opened, more than 460 children and young adults have walked through its doors to play sports and games, escaping from the madness of the neighborhood.

Read the entire New Orleans Advocate article here.

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