Video: “Why Youth Join Gangs”

This video presentation features gang researchers, practitioners, and young people who were previously involved in gangs. Learn about research regarding gang joining, as well as firsthand insights into the behaviors and the circumstances that you might observe when interacting with youth who are at high risk of joining a gang.

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A transcript is available for this video; closed captioning is forthcoming. If you need additional accommodations to view this video, please contact the National Gang Center at (850) 385-0600.