Shalisa Hayes stands last week at the location of the future East Side Community Center at East 56th Street and Portland Avenue. She has been active in the cause to create it and is the mother of Billy Ray Shirley III, who was killed by gunfire in 2011.
Shalisa Hayes stands last week at the location of the future East Side Community Center at East 56th Street and Portland Avenue. She has been active in the cause to create it and is the mother of Billy Ray Shirley III, who was killed by gunfire in 2011. Peter Haley phaley@thenewstribune.com
Shalisa Hayes stands last week at the location of the future East Side Community Center at East 56th Street and Portland Avenue. She has been active in the cause to create it and is the mother of Billy Ray Shirley III, who was killed by gunfire in 2011. Peter Haley phaley@thenewstribune.com

Matt Driscoll: Shalisa Hayes and the human story behind the East Side Community Center

May 14, 2016 11:57 AM

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