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Adverse Effects | Youth.gov


Youth gang involvement impacts the health and welfare of the individual, as well as that of his or her family, peers, and community.

The Impact of Gangs on Communities - National Gang Center


Aug 2, 2006 ... is examined: the impact of gang members' criminal activity, general .... drive-by shootings, and some use of assault weapons. The personal ...

Effects of Gang Involvement - Los Angeles Police Department


Non-gang member friends are cast aside and soon the youth's only friends are gang members. Gang membership, although a temporary phase for some youths,  ...

The Consequences of gangs - New Jersey's Online Gang Free ...


Gang membership can severely hurt one's health and future. Gang members may be killed or injured. Many put themselves in danger of disease, prison, and ...

Youth gang involvement: What are the risk factors?


The increase in gang violence and crime in some Aboriginal communities has ... This gang effect adds to the social and family risk factors that may be present ...

Gangs and Children


Some children and adolescents are motivated to join a gang for a sense of ... One of the worst effects of gang membership is the exposure to violence. Gang ...

The Effects of Gangs :: Exploratory Essays Research Papers


Category: Exploratory Essays Research Papers; Title: The Effects of Gangs. ... and spontaneous criminal acts describe some of the characteristics of a gang.

(February 14, 1998). On the Effects of Gang ... - Pitzer College


My topic is on the psychological costs of gang violence on the individual and the ... I begin, then, with some of the obvious psychological effects of gang violence.

A Gang's Impact on Teenagers | Our Everyday Life


It's not unusual for a teen interested in joining a gang to have a relative who's currently involved with a gang or has been in the past. Some gangs appeal to a ...

How gangs impact communities' health | Center for Health Journalism


Feb 19, 2014 ... Some call the area the "gang capital" of the United States, with more than 450 gangs with at least 45.000 active gang members, according to ...

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Negative effects of joining a gang last long after gang membership ...


Mar 13, 2014 ... University of Washington researchers have found that joining a gang in adolescence has significant consequences in adulthood beyond ...

What are some of the effects of gang violence on communities ...


Gang violence leads to economic decline and an increase in violent crime in communities. Local government must expend substantial resources to keep citizens ...

How do gangs affect the community? | Reference.com


Gangs have direct effects on a community, such as increased levels of crime, violence and murder. ... What are some good steps to take to stop youth violence ?