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Effective Street Outreach | Community Violence Intervention—Addressing Gangs Series

The second webinar in the “Community Violence Intervention—Addressing Gangs” series was held on June 30, 2021. It focuses on street outreach as a core strategy in community violence intervention. Street outreach workers are critical in engaging gang-involved youth and working in the community. Their role goes beyond referrals to service and involves intentional relationship-building with youth, families, and communities to support reductions in gang violence and victimization. At the conclusion of this webinar, viewers will be able to:

  • Explain the role of street outreach as a community violence intervention strategy in the context of the OJJDP Comprehensive Gang Model
  • Recognize street outreach as an effective community violence intervention strategy
  • Recognize strategies for identifying, engaging, and assessing gang-involved youth and their needs
Date Published: June 30, 2021