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Ground Force: Grassroots activists rally communities to bring social and political change

President Obama launched My Brother’s Keeper in February 2014 “to address persistent opportunity gaps faced by boys and young men of color and ensure that all young people can reach their full potential.” As one of the participating communities, Columbus has taken some initial steps — creating a task force, partnering with local organizations and establishing a focus on mentorship. But outside of the government program are individuals who have empowered themselves to make a difference in the lives of both young men and women of color in the city. Meet five of them.
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