Resource: Prevention and Early Intervention Efforts Seek to Reduce Violence by Youth and Youth Recruitment by Gangs

This article highlights Youth Justice Action Month (YJAM), youth involvement in OJJDP’s Youth Hate Crimes & Identity-Based Bullying Initiative, and the Office’s support of efforts to prevent and respond to violence by youth. It discusses current services and support mechanisms to prevent gang violence, reduce youth involvement in gangs, and suppress gang-related crime, such as:  

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