- Words: 1157
- Length: 3 Pages
- Topic: Black Studies - Social Issues
- Paper #: 84017693
Los Angeles' gang intervention initiatives. Program shortcomings as well as potential future improvements will be discussed.
Limitations of Gang Intervention Programs
The V2K helper foundation's efforts are targeted at adolescents and young adults (aged between 14 and 25 years). Initiated in 1997, the intervention's goals are providing counseling, anger management training, mentoring, life-skills education, parenting classes, and extracurricular activities like art programs, field trips, and sports. Trained personnel directly interact with