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Margaret's Place
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About this community:

Cur­rently reach­ing kids in nine schools and two com­mu­nity cen­ters in New York, New Jer­sey and Cal­i­for­nia, Margaret’s Place, a trib­ute to Joe Torre’s mother, Mar­garet, pro­vides mid­dle and high school stu­dents with a “safe room” to talk to each other and a pro­fes­sional coun­selor trained in domes­tic vio­lence inter­ven­tion and pre­ven­tion about violence-related issues.

For more information about the foundation, go to joetorre.org.

About the editor:

Margaret’s Place Coun­selors are bea­cons of hope for stu­dents strug­gling with vio­lence in their homes, schools and com­mu­ni­ties. The coun­selors are daily reminders that there is help and that these young peo­ple are not alone.