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Racialized Gang Violence Prevention Initiative

Towards a Model of Racialized Gang Violence Prevention: Case study -- Pasadena

The Network Against Hate Crime's guarterly meeting featured a panel discussion, "Towards a Model of Racialized Gang Violence Prevention: Case study -- Pasadena." The panel, moderated by LACCHR Executive Director Robin Toma, took place on November 15 at the West Hollywood Sheriff's Station. For the past two years, Pasadena has witnessed more than 70 crimes (usually physical attacks and robberies) targetting Latino immigrant men by members of two African American gangs. This phenomenon is notable because it is a departure from countywide trends. The great majority of anti-black hate crimes are committed by Latinos and vice versa. However, although most of the anti-black crimes are committed by Latino gang members, only a small minority of anti-Latino crimes appear to be commited by black gang members. ...More


JOINT STATEMENT ON
RECENT GANG VIOLENCE


Mayor Rob Hammond
City of Monrovia
Mayor Phil Reyes,
City of Duarte
President David Hall,
Monrovia-Arcadia-Duarte Town Council

The gang violence that erupted in our communities recently is frightening, tragic and worrisome. ..
View entire statement, available in English and Spanish [pdf].


 

 

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