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Essential Partnerships for Leading a Community-Based Response | Community Violence Intervention—Addressing Gangs

February 2022
The sixth webinar in the “Community Violence Intervention—Addressing Gangs” series was held on December 14, 2021. It focuses on the steps for building a community-based comprehensive response with a focus on engaging partners and establishing a steering committee to guide the process.

Understanding Youth Gang Involvement | Community Violence Intervention—Addressing Gangs

February 2021
This webinar is the third in the "Community Violence Intervention—Addressing Gangs" series and was held on held on July 29, 2021, addresses why youth join gangs. Research suggests that joining a gang is a complex decision that involves multiple negative conditions that "push" youth into gangs, as well as perceived positive opportunities that "pull" youth into gangs.

Gangs and Human Trafficking

April 2020
This webinar held on April 29, 2020, focuses on the nature of gang involvement in human trafficking; challenges in investigation and prosecution, along with some potential solutions; and resources available to support law enforcement and prosecution efforts throughout the process.