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Addressing the impact of violence
Addressing the impact of violence

Andrea McDaniels' excellent series on the trauma associated with violence and The Sun's editorial both mention Promise Heights, the cradle to college effort to help children, parents, schools and communities address the aftermath of early trauma ("Advocates aim to save Baltimore children from impact of violence," Dec. 13). This effort is now focused in Upton/Druid Heights and led by the University of Maryland School of Social Work. But the work must be everyone's. A federal Promise Neighborhood planning grant awarded in 2012 ends in one week, and although we have used those funds to make significant progress and start many services, the support has been much...