Teen Troubles: Gangs

Learning about gangs and signs of gang activity can help you as a parent protect your children and your community from the fear and destruction that gangs can inflict.

Why do Teens join gangs? Racism, poverty, loneliness, and media influences can all affect the chances of your teen joining a gang.

Preventing your teen from joining a gang:

Articles

The articles in this section discuss teen gang activity. Refer to the articles and the list below for strategies on dealing with gangs in your community.