East Chicago native Patrick Sabaitis has turned away from violence and terrorism and turned towards stewardship, advocacy and mentorship. Sabaitis used to be a recruiter for the Latin Kings in East Chicago. He used various tactics for luring young teens into service of the gang. Now, Sabaitis is using his knowledge of these techniques to counter gang recruitment in Northwest Indiana. Read this article to learn more about Sabaitis’s strategies for reclaiming kids from gangs.


For more information on Sabaitis and his mission, visit www.sabaitisei.com.