- Associated Press - Saturday, April 29, 2017

BOSTON (AP) - Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey will join middle school students for a summit marking the culmination of a 12-week after-school program focused on preventing gun violence.

More than 100 students from six Boston middle schools participated in the “Got Game” Youth Anti-Violence Partnership. The curriculum incorporated writing, civic engagement and basketball to reinforce classroom learning and deter students from engaging in violent behavior.

Healey’s office provided $45,000 in grant money to start the program.

On Sunday, students will give Healey an overview of what they learned. Healey will also play in a basketball tournament with the students.

The event will be held at the UMass Boston Clark Athletic Center.


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