Rayzell Buick, 6, wears sunglasses as he sits with Indigo Monae in the Yoga Gardens space Saturday, June 9, 2018, in the Lawndale neighborhood of Chicago. Buick, who lives across the street, helps out Monae on an almost daily basis. “Like, some of their parents won’t let them outside of the house,” said Monae, because of some of the violence that often plagues Lawndale. “Can you image being 6 or 7 years old, you can’t go out of the house, you’re just in the house all day? They come in here and they just feel like, ‘whoa.’ They had a good day, they got move around, and their parents are ok with that because then they go to sleep. And then when the veggies grow, they leave here with veggies to give to their parents. So it’s like, it’s a nice place for them to come and relax.”

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