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Nancy Ybarra, 26, poses for a photo at Pogo Park in Richmond, Calif., on Friday, January 15, 2016. She grew up in this neighborhood and going to this park where violence and drugs were everywhere.  Her younger sister was shot at age 15 just a block away. Ybarra is now part of a team of locals dedicated to its improvement. It has a different feeling now, she says. Preston Gannaway/for Nature

Nancy Ybarra, 26, poses for a photo at Pogo Park in Richmond, Calif., on Friday, January 15, 2016. She grew up in this neighborhood and going to this park where violence and drugs were everywhere. Her younger sister was shot at age 15 just a block away. Ybarra is now part of a team of locals dedicated to its improvement. It has a different feeling now, she says.

Preston Gannaway/for Nature