NCCD Study on Girls in Gangs Featured in the Chronicle of Social Change

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NCCD Study on Girls in Gangs Featured in the Chronicle of Social Change

August 16, 2017 | by Marisol ZarateThe Chronicle of Social Change

An NCCD study on girls’ involvement in gangs is featured in the Chronicle of Social Change. The study examined how and why girls become gang-affiliated and how and why some girls avoid or leave gang activity. The study includes information about addressing the needs of gang-involved/formerly gang-involved girls and recommends that services recognize the girls’ individuality and provide tailored plans that build on their strengths. To read the article, click here, and to read the executive summary of the report, click here.