Diane Latiker

diane latikerDiane Latiker is a mother of eight, a grandmother of 13, and a resident of the Roseland community on the Far South Side of Chicago, IL. She is also the founder and president of Kids Off The Block, a non-profit organization that provides at-risk low income youth with a positive alternative to gangs, truancy, violence and the juvenile justice system. Diane believes that through forms of compassion, love, and guidance this generation can be led to discovering a spectrum of opportunities and become positive leaders in our communities. She is a 2011 Top Ten CNN Hero.