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