Joining Gang Analysis

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To solve the problems for young adult engaging in criminal behavior, Program, family and community must be the central roots to help youth to not be involved in Joining gang activities. After school program’s build self-esteem by exposing kids by healthy social relationship, such as an adult role model They also build self-esteem by meeting new friends. In the article’s “What should be Done in the Community to to Prevent Gang-Joining” by Jorja Leap who is a writer and Author, stated. “To ensure the connection between school and after school program in the community, build strategies include: school- Based violence prevention curricula, Trained street workers to do outreach and serve as positive role models, violence prevention curricula at…show more content…
Rodriguez, Luis experiences racism at a local park in his neighborhood, “Hey, get out of there – that’s our seat. Look spic, you can’t sit there!” the American woman yelled. “You don 't belong here! Understand? This is not your country!” (AR 19). The effect of this experience causes Luis’ feeling of being unwelcome because the society tells him that his family does not belong here. Racism is a huge factor and is one of the root causes that are not addressed. Another example of root causes that aren 't address is the educational system. In school, Luis experiences the improper class placement, “the school separated these two groups by level of education:the professional-class kids were provided with college-preparatory classes; the blue-collar students were pushed into industrial arts.(AR 84) This type of class placement is unfair, because it is based on their status and kids do not have the option of being born into a rich or poor family. Students don’t even have a chance to choose the field they want to be in and they have their future already planned for them. Education is one of the root causes that are not…show more content…
The third step includes involve prevention policies, strategies, and programs that are intended to reduce risk factors and increase protective and promotive factors. According to the Article “What Can Do to Help Prevent Gang-Joining” by Gary D. Gottfredson he explain Those who were involved in the program showed less problem behavior, absenteeism and poor school performance; more employment at a one year follow up; and fewer court records at a five-year follow up(93). Thus to further Gery evidence he also stated “school wide strategies to promote a safe climate via clear and consistently grams clarity expectations for students behavior and disciplinary action, and they communicate rules and consequences(96). Gery Gottfredson point out Programs Implement policies, strategies and programs that are intended to reduce risk factor and increase more protective and promotive setting for young
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