Aurora spends $200k on youth violence prevention programs
(Aurora, Colo.) Youth violence in Aurora has a formidable foe now that the city council voted Monday to award just under $200,000 to non-profits working to make youths safer. University of Colorado AIM Project: $40,000. The program uses outreach workers to contact people injured by violence to provide a "teachable moment," to help reduce the likelihood of retaliatory behaviors and engages the patient in potential long-term services," Youth Violence Prevention Program Manager Christina Amparan explained to the council. People who continue in the program are assigned a case manager who will work with the participant for 12 to 18 months.
Situations tourists don't expect when visiting "Los Angeles City"
This article is based on personal experiences and supported by the following sources:. Los Angeles city is one of the most famous cities in the United States and worldwide. Its multiculturalism, the proximity to Hollywood stars, the climate... many things make this city so attractive to tourists.
Aurora brings back gang program
(Aurora, Colo.) As much as violence impacts youths in Aurora, the council still can’t agree on what to do about it. A majority of council members who identify as conservatives voted Monday to reinstate the city’s gang prevention program. The previous council, controlled by Democrats, had instead sold the public on a large-scale investment in the city’s youth that would have involved non-profit agencies.
Growing Up With a Gangster Father
Growing up with a gangster father can be both exciting and terrifying. It’s exciting because you get to see the man you love doing amazing things every day, and it’s terrifying because of all the dangers that he must face on his path to success. Many children of gangsters don’t have the same upbringing I did, but what most of them do have in common is that they grow up feeling unsure about their futures.
Aurora replaces youth violence project with gang program
(Denver, Colo.) The Aurora City Council decided Tuesday to scrap its much-promoted Youth Violence Prevention Program in favor of gang-focused interventions. City Council member Angela Lawson came to the meeting with a proposal. It calls for a new version of the former A-GRIP program, with 80 percent of funding going to intervention and 20 percent to prevention.
Aurora revisits gang prevention program it canceled
(Denver, Colo.) After a divided Aurora City Council did not fund the city's Youth Violence Prevention Project earlier this month, the city will reconsider a gang program canceled in 2018.