Latino Mentoring Program
Based in Ogden, the program services Latino youth to reduce risk factors and enhance protective factors of participants in order to prevent and reduce gang participation, school truancy, dropout and violence it is the establishment of a culturally relevant peer mentoring program for youth transitioning into high school for one year. Funded by the US Office of Juvenile Justice & Delinquency.
A Park City based program directed at youth ages 12 – 17at risk and involved in the juvenile justice system. Program participants including their parents are involved for 12 weeks in life skills, and are tracked for 6 months after completion of the program. Program is conducted in a Spanish bilingual format
Funded by Utah’s Commission on Criminal & Juvenile Justice.
A Salt Lake based program that provides gang related youth and their parents alternatives to gang involvement. Courses are conducted in the evenings once a week and targets youth ages 12 to 17 who are gang associated or at risk of being gang involved. Program is conducted in a Spanish bilingual format.
Gang Reduction Street Out Reach Program
A Salt Lake City based program that provides gang intervention to targeted young adults ages 15 to 25. This approach provides hardcore, specialized, street-based mediation and mitigation to stop or prevent violence between gangs and the redirection of individual gang members and their families in ways that bring progress to themselves and the community that they live in through case management, social life skills and employment readiness. Funded by SLC Corporation.
Salt Lake City BUILD (Broader Urban Involvement and Leadership Development Program)
A cooperative approach to gang intervention that seeks to redirect the behavior of gang-affiliated youth and potential gang recruits to improve their chances of leading fulfilling lives and to increase the stability and safety of the communities in which they reside. Targeted populations are high-risk and gang-involved youths ages 10-17 residing in SLC neighborhoods impacted by gangs. Funded by the US Office of Juvenile Justice & Delinquency.