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Gang Intervention

Facing the Challenge of Violence in South LA

Constance L. Rice | Posted 10.07.2015 | Los Angeles
Constance L. Rice

Recent coverage of crime spikes and "cyber banging" as new phenomena have missed some important aspects of what the LA basin is actually experiencing. Now that is not to say that recent articles are entirely wrong, but just missing the right context and some key facts.

One Woman's Fight For Social Justice

Constance L. Rice | Posted 04.02.2012 | Books
Constance L. Rice

In twenty years as a civil rights attorney in Los Angeles, I've had my share of shattering midnight calls from police and gang intervention workers, clients and social workers. But few calls rattled my world like the one that came on a quiet Jacaranda June morning in 2008.

Marcus Baram

How A Priest Helped Give Hope Back To Thousands Of Gang Members | Marcus Baram | Posted 01.06.2012 | Impact

Soon after his father was murdered, 10-year-old Wilfredo Lopez started hanging out with neighborhood gangs. When he was 15, he was busted for selling ...

Matt Sledge

Warren Buffett's Daughter Takes On Early Childhood Education And Gangs | Matt Sledge | Posted 11.15.2011 | Impact

NEW YORK -- By just about any measure, Susie Buffett and Latron Louis have a remarkable friendship. Both are from Omaha, but Buffett is well-off and w...

It Takes a Team

Brian Center | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Brian Center

The news that homicides are way down in LA despite economic tough times is a fantastic chance to highlight a lot of positive work that was done in 2010 and to step into 2011 with hope.

L.A. Homeboys Help Troubled Alabama Youth

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

L.A.'s Homeboy Industries has been nationally recognized for its successful gang intervention programs. Now, a recent multimedia project by the Los A...