No COLORS: 100 Ways To Stop Gangs From Taking Away Our Communities

No COLORS: 100 Ways To Stop Gangs From Taking Away Our Communities

by Bobby Kipper, Bud Ramey
     
 

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No Colors is a Warning

No community wants to admit it has a gang problem. Yet that denial and the unwillingness to address youth violence as a community problem will have tragic consequences.

If your community does not address the crisis, the epidemic of youth violence will erode your city or town with a potential that is both frightening and tragic. We cannot

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No Colors is a Warning

No community wants to admit it has a gang problem. Yet that denial and the unwillingness to address youth violence as a community problem will have tragic consequences.

If your community does not address the crisis, the epidemic of youth violence will erode your city or town with a potential that is both frightening and tragic. We cannot wait on government to solve this problem. We must approach the solution as a unified community.

No COLORS is a story of hope.

Many cities are winning this battle for the minds and hearts of our youth. No COLORS brings these success stories to you to help you shape your community's plan…

Citizens and Community Leaders-Discover 100 benchmark ways to save our kids from gangs

Educators and Parents-See how See how we can “gang proof” our schools and recognize early warning signs

Law Enforcement-Broaden our role beyond punishment to rewarding interventions

Church Communities-Learn from faith-based initiatives across America that are saving our youth

No COLORS will move you to action

Ultimately, No COLORS, and the significant research and effort on which it is based, represent the many voices and experiences-including the authors' own-that Ramey and Kipper have brought together to share with you. At the very least it will inform you. At best it will enlighten you. And if you are open to its compelling message, it will move you to action.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781614480990
Publisher:
Morgan James Publishing
Publication date:
02/01/2012
Pages:
318
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.80(d)

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Meet the Author

Bobby Kipper is founder of the National Center for the Prevention of Community Violence. He is a battle-hardened ex-cop with a quarter century of community policing in one of America’s toughest gang environments. Kipper organized one of the most effective crime prevention programs ever developed by the Justice Department. He has consulted for the White House, for Congress, for governors and for communities across the nation.

Bud Ramey is the 2010 Public Affairs Silver Anvil Award winner of the Public Relations Society of America - the highest public affairs recognition in the world. His grassroots public affairs and humanitarian successes stretch across three decades.

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