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Gang Violence

Street Gangs have wreaked havoc on communities and in schools for decades. The resurgence of gang activity that is occurring in many areas across the country is concerning and needs to prompt us to quick action against its devastating effects. The feeling of power, the illusion of loyal friendships, and the unquenchable desire for retaliation make gang behavior self-perpetuating in nature and difficult to overcome when ignored and allowed to take root in any given environment. Inadequate knowledge and understanding about gangs enable gang members to exist openly due to the denial phase almost every community or school goes through when gangs first make their presence. This denial of thei... Read More