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Weekend of Hope set to take place in Russell, Parkland neighborhoods

This weekend is the group's third annual Weekend of Hope, which includes a block party and a day of service. (Source: WAVE 3 News) This weekend is the group's third annual Weekend of Hope, which includes a block party and a day of service. (Source: WAVE 3 News)

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Faith leaders are teaming up with the Urban League to help young people in west Louisville take back their streets.

Zones of Hope provides children in the Russell, Newburg, Shawnee, California and Parkland neighborhoods with positive role models and productive things to do to steer them away from crime and violent situations.

This weekend is the group's third annual Weekend of Hope, which includes a block party and a day of service.

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Brandyn Bailey, with Safe and Healthy Neighborhoods, said, “I say, hey you may be headed down the right path. I want to do what I can to make sure you stay on the right path. It looks like you may be headed down the wrong path and here are some resources, I’m a resource to make sure you stay on a positive trajectory.”

The group will work to clean up the Russell and Parkland neighborhoods on Sunday.

To learn more about Zones of Hope, click here.

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