( DENVER, January 30, 2019 (Newswire.com) – Rev. Leon Kelly, Executive Director of Open Door Youth Gang Alternatives Program—the oldest anti-gang program in Colorado—was out on the streets for Denver’s Martin Luther King Day celebration as he has been for the past 31 years. He was joined by volunteers from the local chapter of The Way
For 36 years, Reverend Leon Kelly has been intrinsic to the fight against gang violence. Now, he’s having trouble retiring. DENVER — For 36 years, Reverend Leon Kelly has been monumental in the fight against gang violence. He started one of the oldest anti-gang programs based in Denver: Open Door Youth Gang Alternatives. Kelly has
As part of a national trend, older gang members are asking younger recruits to carry out gang violence.