How do Youth Gangs affect society? Brian Choi  Block B November, 28, 2011
Introduction <ul><li>Definition:  A gang whose members consists of adolescents/ teenagers </li></ul><ul><li>Quote:  “The g...
Who are in Youth Gangs? <ul><li>Both boys and girls are active in youth gangs (360,000 are boys, 32,000 girls were involve...
What are gang signals? <ul><li>They are visual or verbal symbols members use to identify affiliation  </li></ul><ul><li>Fo...
What is the violence like? <ul><li>Violence in school occurs frequently due to gangs </li></ul><ul><li>Assaulting rival ga...
What are the outcomes??? <ul><li>Delinquent activity (not attending school, Theft and robberies) </li></ul><ul><li>Possibl...
How should we prevent? <ul><li>Feature programs such as G.R.E.A.T. and CAP  </li></ul><ul><li>These programs prevent gangs...
Educational Counselor  <ul><li>Def. - A person trained to give guidance on personal, social, or psychological problems. </...
High School Career academies <ul><li>River Hill High School Class of 2016 </li></ul><ul><li>Engineering Academy  </li></ul...
Walden University  <ul><li>Located on 650  South Exeter Street  Baltimore, MD 21202 </li></ul><ul><li>Yearly tuition is $5...
Community Service <ul><li>I volunteered in a soup kitchen </li></ul><ul><li>I wanted to make a difference in the community...
Prior Employment  <ul><li>Cashier at Roots Market Monday- Thursday 1-3 hours, 2011 </li></ul><ul><li>Volunteered at Lorien...
Citing <ul><li>http://orgs.usd.edu/awol/SocialIssues/YouthGangsViolence.html </li></ul><ul><li>http://streetganglife.com/h...
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  1. 1. How do Youth Gangs affect society? Brian Choi Block B November, 28, 2011
  2. 2. Introduction <ul><li>Definition: A gang whose members consists of adolescents/ teenagers </li></ul><ul><li>Quote: “The growth of youth gangs over the past few decades is a major cause for concern…” – John J. Wilson </li></ul><ul><li>Statistic: 40% of gangs are juvenile </li></ul>
  3. 3. Who are in Youth Gangs? <ul><li>Both boys and girls are active in youth gangs (360,000 are boys, 32,000 girls were involved in gang related activity) </li></ul><ul><li>Gangs are formed in rural and urban areas </li></ul><ul><li>Formed especially in large cities such as Los Angeles and Chicago. </li></ul><ul><li>Worldwide in Central America and Asia </li></ul>
  4. 4. What are gang signals? <ul><li>They are visual or verbal symbols members use to identify affiliation </li></ul><ul><li>Forms such as tattoos, graffiti, and hand signs are common </li></ul><ul><li>The symbols sometimes represent their culture </li></ul>
  5. 5. What is the violence like? <ul><li>Violence in school occurs frequently due to gangs </li></ul><ul><li>Assaulting rival gangs or members </li></ul><ul><li>Violence in school increases in cities such as Cleveland and Delaware </li></ul>
  6. 6. What are the outcomes??? <ul><li>Delinquent activity (not attending school, Theft and robberies) </li></ul><ul><li>Possibly homicide </li></ul><ul><li>Murder rate goes up </li></ul><ul><li>Graffiti appears on textbooks, desks and bathrooms (in schools) </li></ul>
  7. 7. How should we prevent? <ul><li>Feature programs such as G.R.E.A.T. and CAP </li></ul><ul><li>These programs prevent gangs from forming </li></ul><ul><li>Teach dangers of gang formation in schools </li></ul>
  8. 8. Educational Counselor <ul><li>Def. - A person trained to give guidance on personal, social, or psychological problems. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>- $53,000 (median) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>- +14% I will have this occupation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>-At least a bachelor’s degree </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>- Teachers, social workers, health educators </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. High School Career academies <ul><li>River Hill High School Class of 2016 </li></ul><ul><li>Engineering Academy </li></ul><ul><li>It will help me with my designing skills and listening skills </li></ul>
  10. 10. Walden University <ul><li>Located on 650 South Exeter Street Baltimore, MD 21202 </li></ul><ul><li>Yearly tuition is $512 </li></ul><ul><li>Personal, employment, and academic history </li></ul><ul><li>Specializes in counseling, and it was founded in 1970 </li></ul>
  11. 11. Community Service <ul><li>I volunteered in a soup kitchen </li></ul><ul><li>I wanted to make a difference in the community by serving food to people that need it </li></ul>
  12. 12. Prior Employment <ul><li>Cashier at Roots Market Monday- Thursday 1-3 hours, 2011 </li></ul><ul><li>Volunteered at Lorien Nursing Center, 2011 </li></ul><ul><li>Received black belt at age 11 in Kicks USA, 2009 </li></ul><ul><li>Performed in CMS orchestra from 2010-2012 </li></ul>
  13. 13. Citing <ul><li>http://orgs.usd.edu/awol/SocialIssues/YouthGangsViolence.html </li></ul><ul><li>http://streetganglife.com/houston-texas-has-over-10000-gang-members/gang-graffiti-on-fence-09/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://lbcommuter.com/2011/10/10/court-rules-on-guns-on-campus-issue/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.graphicshunt.com/tags/1/police.htm </li></ul><ul><li>http://angrywhitedude.com/tag/gangs/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://tinekaj.blogspot.com/2011/08/ben-regensburg-passion-for-christ-or.html </li></ul>

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