NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A Bronx neighborhood on Saturday was able to celebrate having a safe place to play in the face of gun violence.Strome, Panarin Lead Rangers To Win Over Blackhawks
Resources and activities were provided to improve quality of life in the area.READ MORE: New York Weather: CBS2’s 12/5 Sunday Morning Forecast
It’s part of the mayor’s action plan for neighborhood safety.
“So in the last eight weeks, there’s been an uptick in crimes, and we figured that by bringing community together in partnerships with city agencies, there would be much more of a stance and much more of a presence,” said Shola Gbemi, program manager for the MAP Initiative.MORE NEWS: LaVine, DeRozan Lead Bulls To Win Over Nets
The action plan also provides assistance for trauma healing.