Gang
Awareness

Objective

To create awareness about gang culture, allow youth the opportunity to explore why people join gangs, and facilitate understanding surrounding the multi-level systems negatively impacted by gangs.

Through an interactive workshop series, the history of gangs will be explored, leading discussion into the gang culture of today. Youth will have the opportunity to learn practically about the positive attributes gang members withhold, and individuals can use traits such as resourcefulness and loyalty for good.

Focus 

  1. History of Gangs
  2. Human Needs and Social Fulfillment of gangs
  3. Positive attributes of gang members
  4. Utilization of professional and peer support for gang involvement