Fathers Make A Difference

By Ivana Hester “As long as you want to be a good father, you can be a good father,” Jermaine Turner says. Just 20 years old, Turner now has dreams that may have never been realized if not for the Dove Tail Project. Every Tuesday, a dozen or so young men – many of them […]

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“If it needs to be done, let’s do it.”

They began marching early last year after a heart-breaking string of violence. And they have been marching, walking, praying, listening and doing all they can ever since. From a handful of women, the Deborah project has grown in the Chicago area and around the U.S. and even to South Africa. Taking their name from the […]

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This reality beats the nightmare

Totally Positive Productions is Totally Anti-Youth Violence August 8th, 2011 by Shorty   In August 1993, a group of young people decided they wanted to help their peers replace negative attitudes about their lives and their communities with positive, constructive attitudes. From the vision of these young people along with the support of Mr. Tajudeena […]

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Covering Youth Violence, a guide for journalists—Informes sobre la violencia juvenil

    This is a guide for your coverage of youth violence. It will walk you through reporting strategies, offer examples of reporting, and ask you to consider how you can do your best for an issue that touches so many lives today. Why do we need a guide? Because the work you do, shapes […]

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