youth gang

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.youth gang - a gang whose members are teenagers
gang, mob, pack, ring - an association of criminals; "police tried to break up the gang"; "a pack of thieves"
gangsta - (Black English) a member of a youth gang
homeboy - a fellow male member of a youth gang
homegirl - a fellow female member of a youth gang
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Contract awarded for address youth gang behavior for youth who are engaging or emerging into more serious gang behavior or are experiencing circumstances that place them at greater risk for gang behavior.
When her aunt becomes an inadvertent casualty in a Salvadoran youth gang shooting, revenge fills Santiago's mind.
DRAMA students from a South Wales secondary school have collaborated with a London theatre company for an on-stage production inspired by youth gang culture.
Highlights of the 2006 National Youth Gang Survey is an Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) Fact Sheet that reports findings from the research.
National statistics on youth gang activity back this up.
In this volume leading researchers discuss effective intervention among youth gangs, focusing on the ideas behind, approaches to, and evidence about the effectiveness of community-based youth gang interventions.
A SHOPKEEPER murdered during a raid by a vicious youth gang was planning to retire because his job was becoming "too dangerous".
This article uses in-depth interviews conducted with 26 Pasifika (1) youth gang members from two South Auckland suburbs to explore how these youth perceive family and home in the context of their role as a gang member.
This is a dark and menacing tale of life on the streets, violence and appalling youth gang culture.
Mawson's new patch includes tough crime areas such as Possilpark, Springburn and Easterhouse, with high levels of youth gang violence.
Seven juvenile departments from Lane and other counties will join forces to spotlight the increasing threats of youth gang violence and other high-risk youth issues at an upcoming community mobilization conference.

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