Event Title

The Prevention of Juvenile Gang Involvement by the Implementation of Church-Based Afterschool Programs

Presenter Information

Jace Hudson, College of DuPageFollow

Location

Library 2025

Event Type

Presentation

Start Date

9-5-2022 7:25 PM

End Date

9-5-2022 8:25 PM

Description

This research essay looks at a very prominent issue facing juveniles in Cook County, gang involvement. It looks specifically at how social media has increased gang involvement in juveniles, as well as how a non-religious, church-based program could help combat this issue. These claims are substantiated through the application of multiple juvenile justice theories. This essay also looks at programs that are currently in place in Cook County, that were then used in to build a foundation for the church-based program outlined in the essay.

Faculty Sponsor: Tauya Forst

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The Prevention of Juvenile Gang Involvement by the Implementation of Church-Based Afterschool Programs

Library 2025

This research essay looks at a very prominent issue facing juveniles in Cook County, gang involvement. It looks specifically at how social media has increased gang involvement in juveniles, as well as how a non-religious, church-based program could help combat this issue. These claims are substantiated through the application of multiple juvenile justice theories. This essay also looks at programs that are currently in place in Cook County, that were then used in to build a foundation for the church-based program outlined in the essay.

Faculty Sponsor: Tauya Forst