Changing Course: Preventing Gang Membership

Provides insights into the risk factors and reasons for kids joining gangs and offers key principles for prevention. Helps community leaders, police officers, teachers, and community-services providers to better understand what research says about keeping kids out of gangs and to make informed decisions about how to best use limited resources to prevent gang joining.

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