Daily Archives: June 20, 2016

African American Church-Coalition Launches Gang Violence Intervention Initiative

in News. Posted June 20, 2016
A coalition of African American churches launched a grand endeavor on Thursday June 16 to combat gang violence and high unemployment rates in the black community. At a press conference, dozens of faith leaders in the African American community committed $100,000 to employ youth workers to intervene at the street level, recruit job coaches, and train leaders in trauma and mental health services.
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