Community

Street gangs can present significant challenges to the safety of communities and the well‐being of children, youth, and families. To begin to break the cycles of gang crime and violence, it is critical to build comprehensive solutions across a spectrum of prevention, intervention, and suppression strategies. The NGC provides information and tools for parents, educators, policymakers, youth‐serving practitioners, community‐ and faith‐based organizations, and other community members who are looking for effective responses to address their gang‐related issues.

Explore the recommended featured items below to enhance your knowledge and awareness of gang-related issues specific to prevention and intervention practices. For more resources, visit the Library, the Resources and Tools, and What Works sections of this site.