The relationships among prior gang involvement, current gang involvement, and victimization among youth in residential placement
OJJDP's National Gang Center Webinar: Getting to the Heart of Youth Transformation—Creating Pathways for Youth Involvement in Violence Reduction Efforts
Department of Education Accepting Applications for Its Transitioning Gang-Involved Youth to Higher Education Program
The Department of Education is seeking applications for its fiscal year (FY) 2023 Transitioning Gang-Involved Youth to Higher Education Program. This initiative provides funding for organizations to help gang-involved youth pursue higher education opportunities that will lead to certification or academic or occupational credentials.
Programs can include apprenticeships or other workforce preparation programs that promote job readiness. The initiative will also provide essential wraparound services...
There is a large body of evidence examining the relationship between childhood exposure to violence (CEV) and unwanted psychological, behavioral, health, and socioeconomic outcomes (Afifi et al., 2020; Carlson et al., 2019; Farrell and Zimmerman, 2018; Fitton, Yu, and Fazel, 2020; Lippard and Nemeroff, 2020; Polanin et al., 2021; Weissman et al., 2020). This relationship has emerged as an important topic of research, as it...
Implementing the OJJDP Comprehensive Gang Model in a School Setting: A Youth Violence Reduction Initiative by The School District of Philadelphia's Office of School Safety