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WASHINGTON (WUSA) --One group in Ward 8 is taking a bigger stand against battling drug use, sex and fighting among teens.

The East of the River non-profit is getting some help from a $1 million grant.Dionne Reeder, the program's Community Engagement Director and Simone Baker, a student involved in the program, explained the program to us on Thursday morning and how the success of the initiative will be measured.

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