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Out-of-school opportunities low in low-income communities
Classic Chicago study (Wynn and Littell) found 71 activities per 1,000 children/youth in affluent neighborhoods, 23 per 1,000 in low income.
1995 Detroit study (Skillman Foundation), 15 of 38 recreation centers in neighborhoods w/ lowest population density, 16 of high density communities had no centers.