Gangs and Youth Violence

Gangs and Youth Violence: Together We Have The Cure


This training, delivered by Omaha's newest youth violence prevention program - YouTurn - provides unique insight into gangs, violence, and Omaha's highest risk youth. Through presentation, video, case studies, and panels/Q&A with credible messengers, learn about this important topic and the work YouTurn is doing.

Participants will learn:

  • The facts vs. myths of Omaha gangs/highest risk youth
  • Insight into the mindset of Omaha's highest risk youth
  • Recommendations on how to best meaningfully engage high risk youth
  • How mediation and conflict resolution are used to give youth new skills in addressing youth violence
  • How changing individual behavior and community norms support the "cure" of youth violence

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Some trainings can be offered in Spanish.

Upcoming dates for this training