Youth gang involvement impacts the health and welfare of the individual, as well
as that of his or her family, peers, and community.
Aug 2, 2006 ... is examined: the impact of gang members' criminal activity, general .... drive-by
shootings, and some use of assault weapons. The personal ...
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.
Apr 11, 2012 ... Many people across the United States understand gang violence or have been
victimized by gang violence and activity in their neighborhoods ...
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 ...
Gang violence leads to economic decline and an increase in violent crime in
communities. Local government must expend substantial resources to keep
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 ...
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 ...
Effects of Gangs. According to the FBI, about 1.4 million people are involved in
approximately 33000 street gangs in the U.S. People of all backgrounds become
Sep 2, 2015 ... Many people think that community violence only happens in gangs and ... A
child's exposure to community violence affects the whole family.