Vaun Mayes and other community members have been working to provide disadvantaged youth in Sherman Park with food, programming and guidance, but a 6 p.m. curfew makes their work more difficult.
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Early this summer, Vaun Mayes, 29, and his colleagues founded Program the Parks to bring organized activities and role models to Sherman Park.