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www.gangfree.org/gangs_why.html

These risk factors increase the odds that a young person will join a gang, but is not a ... The reasons why young people join gangs can vary from simple to more  ...

www.lapdonline.org/top_ten_most_wanted_gang_members/content_basic_view/23473

Our mandate is to do so with honor and integrity, while at all times conducting ... Gang members join a gang by either committing a crime or undergoing an initiation ... In many cases, parents are unaware of their children's gang activity and are ...

www.ojjdp.gov/jjbulletin/9808/why.html

Feeling marginal, adolescents join gangs for social relationships that give them a sense of identity (Vigil and Long, 1990). For some youth, gangs provide a way ...

www.violencepreventioninstitute.com/youngpeople.html

What You Can DoGang-Fighting Tips • Parent and Teacher Intervention • Helping Your Child Resist Gangs • How To Discourage Them From Joining A Gang

www.ncpc.org/programs/teens-crime-and-the-community/publications-1/adult2-pdf

as graffiti, property crimes, gun violence, and drug trafficking. Why Do Young People Join Gangs? The factors that influence youth to join gangs can vary;.

middleearthnj.wordpress.com/2010/03/04/gangs-reasons-youth-join-warning-signs-and-prevention-tips

Mar 4, 2010 ... Gangs may offer a sense of identity to their members and a way to gain attention or status. Kids who do not have strong ties to their families, ...

www.psychologytoday.com/blog/teen-angst/201010/teen-gangstas

Oct 11, 2010 ... Peer Pressure - Gangs can put the squeeze on teens to join their life of crime. ... What You Can Do If You Suspect Your Child's In A Gang? 1.

www.denverda.org/prosecution_units/Gang/Why_Do_Kids_Join_Gangs.htm

There are different reasons for different kids. Some are drawn by parties, girls and drugs. Some are looking for respect and power. Some find a feeling of caring  ...

nobullying.com/why-do-people-join-gangs

May 19, 2015 ... Lack of satisfying jobs for youths, combined with poverty and social isolation, are all factors that precipitate to young people joining gangs.