Why healthy neighbourhoods are the antidote to gun crime

Wednesday, October 30th, 2019

… the way to address those “roots” of violence is to invest directly in communities where those determinants — poverty, marginalization, a lack of economic opportunities and others — have contributed to making the problem of gun violence so persistent… Researchers today say that commitment to communities is still lacking.

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More kids doing more serious crime

Sunday, October 14th, 2012

October 5, 2012
An increasing number of local youthful offenders are committing more serious crimes, despite a decline in the number of teens appearing before the courts… there is a growing percentage of teens who come from unstable and abusive family settings where substance abuse is a part of daily life. Poverty also fuels an already sordid existence…

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