Your SlideShare is downloading. ×
  • Like
  • Save
Gangs In Schools
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in...5

Thanks for flagging this SlideShare!

Oops! An error has occurred.


Now you can save presentations on your phone or tablet

Available for both IPhone and Android

Text the download link to your phone

Standard text messaging rates apply

Gangs In Schools



Published in Sports
  • Full Name Full Name Comment goes here.
    Are you sure you want to
    Your message goes here
    Be the first to comment
    Be the first to like this
No Downloads


Total Views
On SlideShare
From Embeds
Number of Embeds



Embeds 0

No embeds

Report content

Flagged as inappropriate Flag as inappropriate
Flag as inappropriate

Select your reason for flagging this presentation as inappropriate.

    No notes for slide


  • 1. Gangs in Schools: a survival guide for parents
  • 2. What Is A Gang?
    • A gang is three or more people, who share a unique name, mark of symbols, who
    • Associate together on a regular basis
    • Has a chain of command
    • And engages in antisocial behavior
    • Unlawful or criminal activity
    • To further the gang’s social or economical status
  • 3. Level Of Membership
    • Apprentice stage - wannabe, peewee, baby gangster
    • Emulation stage - associate, peripheral
    • Membership stage-gangster, soldier, Baller, high roller
    • Hardcore -boss, Veterano, O.G.,Original gangster, shot caller
  • 4. Signs To Look For
    • Adoption of a favorite color generally red or blue
    • Gang graffiti on books, binders, backpacks, etc…
    • Spends increasing time away from family
    • Listens to gangster rap (which promotes criminal activity)
    • Gang pictures or drawings
    • Use of hand signs in personal pictures
  • 5. Surenos
    • Sureno street gang members often identify with the symbols XIII, X3, 13, and 3-dots.
    • 13th letter of the alphabet "M" which stands for Mexican mafia.
    • The gang identifies with the color blue and the words Sureno, Sur and southerner.
    • Other symbols include a black hand, la Eme (meaning 'the M' in Spanish) and MM (Mexican mafia).
  • 6. Sureno Symbols And Tagging
  • 7. Sureno Symbols And Tagging
  • 8. Sureno Symbols And Tagging
  • 9. Nortenos
    • Norteno street gang members often identify with the symbols XIV, X4, 14, and 4-dots
    • Fourteen refers to the 14th letter of the alphabet "N" which stands for Norteno or the Nuestra Familia
    • The gang associates with the color red and the words Norteno, Norte and northerner
    • Other symbols include a 5-pointed star, symbolizing the "north" star and the Huegla bird, the symbol used by the united farm workers association--these two tattoos (star & bird) must be earned through committing an assault or murder on their enemies, the Surenos.
  • 10. Nortenos Symbols And Tagging
  • 11. Nortenos Symbols And Tagging
  • 12. Nortenos Symbols And Tagging
  • 13. Nortenos Symbols And Tagging
  • 14. What Can You Do?
    • Communicate
      • With the school regularly about attendance, behavior, and grades
      • With the parents of your child’s friends
    • Monitor
      • Who your child associates with
      • The music they listen too
      • Computer activity
    • Search
      • Their room and backpacks
    • Educate
      • Yourself about gangs, drugs, etc...
  • 15. You Only Get One Chance
  • 16. The End Any Questions?