One can get anywhere in Los Angeles in 20 minutes. This is as true a statement as any that can be said about the City of Angels. Any amendment to this rule will dramatically hinder one's progress. The 20-minute rule comes with a caveat or two.
The Summit Against Violent Extremism was a gathering of survivors of violence, former extremists and gang members, policy wonks and others interested in finding new ways to stop violence and give hope to youth.
The root causes of violence in one part of the world are the same as those in other parts of the world. The elements of success in Los Angeles apply anywhere where isolated, dysfunctional people are creating violence and chaos.