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RESOURCES

To learn more about gang involvement please visit the pages below.

Why do girls join gangs? The National Gang Center's Fall 2016 Newsletter reviews a study that is focused on answering that question.

The National Gang Center's Outreach Worker Safety Tips

Frequently asked questions about gangs

The National Gang Center's Parent's Guide to Gangs

Learn about what pushes and pulls youth to join gangs with this video published by the National Gang Center Why Youth Join Gangs.

What traumatic experiences do gang involved youth often experience? Learn more from the National Child Traumatic Stress Network's Trauma in the Lives of Gang-Involved Youth.

If you are a young person experiencing community violence or you would like to learn more about community violence, please read the National Child Traumatic Stress Network's Community Violence: Reactions and Actions in Dangerous Times.

To learn more about youth violence and what you can do to prevent it, please read the Center for Disease Control's Preventing Youth Violence: Opportunities for Action.