|New York City Gangs: Current Issues and Alternatives for Youth|
Wednesday, May 15, 2013 6:30 pm-8:00 pm
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This program will explore pathways to gang-involvement, how adolescent development influences the dynamics of gang-involved youth, and how or if, at this time, there exists a safe exit for gang-involved youth.
Moderator: HON. TANYA R. KENNEDY, Acting Supreme Court Justice, New York County
Speakers: KENNETH V. HARDY, Professor of Family Therapy, Drexel University; MARIELA PALOMINO HERRING, Bureau Chief, Gang Violence & Hate Crimes Bureau, Queens County District Attorney’s Office; JAMEL MUHAMMAD, Executive Director, Youth L.I.F.E. Support Network, Inc.; KEVIN O'CONNOR, Assistant Commissioner, Community Affairs Bureau, NYPD; KAI SMITH, Founder & Executive Director, The GRAAFICS Program; JIM ST. GERMAINE, Youth Mentor
Event Location: 42 West 44th St. (bet. 5th & 6th Ave.)