We target our
Programs and Initiatives to youth because in just a
short span of ten years, 50 Percent of violence is committed by those ages 14 to 24
nationwide. Homicide is also the number two cause of death of all youth and
the number one cause of death among African-American youth in the U.S.
The highest violent offenders, and victims, of violence, are youth ages 18
to 24. Our focus in on youth ages 12 to 17 before
they reach the most dangerous age of violent offenders and violent