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In 2010, Lisa Fitzpatrick started APEX Youth Center in New Orleans after seeing kids in her neighborhood getting hurt and killed in gang related violence. She quit her job as an executive at a health-care company, her and her husband Danny sold their home, cars, and used their savings and retirement to fund the non-profit.

Helping at-risk youth is something Lisa’s been longing to do. When Lisa was in her 20s and living in Oklahoma she was a victim of gang violence. When she was a passenger in a car pulling up to a convenience store, a kid pulled a gun out and shot her, just grazing her face.

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