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State Sen. Jeff Klein (D-Throgs Neck), who serves as co-leader of the Albany legislative body, has allocated $250,000 to bring a proven anti-gang initiative, called Operation SNUG, to the Bronx.

The program places mentors with real-life street experience into neighborhoods affected by violence. They work to help gang members — mostly teens and young adults — find ways of avoiding violence.

Read more at nydailynews.com.

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