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Gang Reduction and Youth Development

Villaraigosa's Gang Reduction Official Arrested After Nightclub Fight

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — A staff member in the Los Angeles mayor's gang-reduction office has been arrested on suspicion of attacking police officers during...

Summer Night Lights Celebrates Its Most Successful Season Yet

Antonio Villaraigosa | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Antonio Villaraigosa

The results are in, and the numbers don't lie: Our 2010 Summer Night Lights was a resounding success, empowering our communities and dramatically redu...

Reclaiming Our Streets

Wendy Greuel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Wendy Greuel

This morning I released a follow-up audit of the City's Comprehensive Citywide Anti-Gang Strategy. I strongly believe that this audit is among the most important I will conduct.

Examining Our Gang Reduction Strategy

Antonio Villaraigosa | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Antonio Villaraigosa

Good news from the Controller's office on one of our most important initiatives, the Gang Reduction and Youth Development (GRYD) program. Their just...

Congratulations LAVITA Graduates!

Antonio Villaraigosa | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Antonio Villaraigosa

Today we took a monumental step forward in our efforts to fight gang violence. I was proud to join Chief Charlie Beck, Sheriff Lee Baca, and staff mem...

LA's Response to Its Gang Epidemic

Constance L. Rice | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Constance L. Rice

LA County has 850,000 children trapped in its gang hot zones. The City of LA has 300,000 of those kids in its boundaries.