Butternut Community Police Center

Video By Amy Toensing

2012 - Syracuse

Sharon Gilchrist is frustrated by the crime and violence in her neighborhood on the north side of Syracuse and feels prohibiting to move freely with her three kids. The Butternut Community Police Center offers hope for families like Sharon's with an after school program that focuses on education, exercise and teaching kids to engage in their community through volunteer work. The program is so successful that they have outgrown the space and are in search of a larger facility.>