May 2, 2014

Life on ‘the Jack’: Can Mack Road residents reclaim their neighborhood?

For years it has been this way: a south Sacramento neighborhood all but ceded to thugs by fearful residents, and largely avoided by people from other parts of the city. But can it be changed? Can people take back a community? A growing partnership of local activists, families, business owners, religious leaders and police say they’re willing at least to try. Together, they are promising a better Mack Road.

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