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date: 23 September 2019

gang prevention 

Source:
A Dictionary of Gangs
Author(s):

Bill Sanders

This often takes the form of educational curricula that is taught in either elementary schools, middle schools, or junior high schools. They focus on improving social skills, handling peer pressure, improving school performance, problem-solving, critical thinking, learning how to identify gangs, and/or learning how to resist the influence of gang membership. Some gang prevention programmes may also include after-school training or recreational activities. While many gang prevention programmes exist, the most prominent one in the United States is the ... ...

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