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More must be done to address aftermath of city violence, advocates say
More must be done to address aftermath of city violence, advocates say

More needs to be done to address a hidden toll of violence that is creating a ripple of social ills in Baltimore, including hurting children's ability to learn, community advocates and health professionals say. The Rev. Frank M. Reid III of Bethel AME Church in Upton/Druid Heights said his church is working to open an empowerment center in the neighborhood that he hopes can address problems created by the aftermath of violence. "If we could solve this problem or began to fix it, our children would be able to go to school with less stress and less exposure to violence, and they would be able to learn properly at an earlier level," Reid said. He is looking to partner with...

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