Youth of Color Across U.S. – How to Prevent Violence and Build Safe Schools

The Youth Council for Positive Development has endorsed the Youth of Color Response to Sandy Hook.

 We can imagine the pain and suffering that the youth and families in Newtown, Connecticut are experiencing. As youth growing up on some of America’s deadliest streets, we are all too familiar with gun violence and its impacts. Too many of us have been shot and shot at. We have buried our friends and our family members. Nearly all of us have been to more funerals than graduations. No one wants the violence to stop more than we do.

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