Tag Archives: Young Urban Males

The Violence of Guns in America

Even though recent reports have shown that violent crime has declined in urban cities nationwide, Urban Gun crime still remains a chronic issue facing young Black, Hispanic and Latino men in America. Continue reading

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TEN SUCCESSFUL TIPS FOR RAISING YOUNG URBAN MALES

Monitoring your young male will be a very hard task. Several factors will increase or decrease the level of difficulties you will face as your young male grows older. Here are some Tried & True tips that will help make the process of monitoring him easier. Continue reading

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Promoting Black Fatherhood

2014 must bring a new era of though that in order to reduce and prevent urban and suburban gun violence we must purge our heart, minds and homes of behaviors that lead to all types of violence. We could think of it as “Violence Free Families” lead to “Violence Free Communities” that lead to “Violence Free Cities.” Continue reading

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YOUNG URBAN MALES AT BREAKING POINT

He looked into my eyes and said, “Alive!” Continue reading

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WHAT ARE WE DOING AFTER TRAYVON MARTIN

It has been a sad – but well-known – fact that in many communities, “Driving While Black” or “Driving While Hispanic” can be seen as a reason to get pulled over by police. While the state has a law that mandates reports on the ethnicity of drivers pulled over in traffic stops – that… On Monday, April 30, 2012 at 5:30pm, at Gateway Community College, Long Wharf Campus, multi-purpose room 160, 60 Sargent Drive, New Haven, The department of criminal justice at the University of New Haven, will host a presentation on police and the community. Continue reading

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THE FIRST TEMPTATION OF SINGLE PARENTING

Parents need to recognize the dangers or being a single parent. Continue reading

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Young Urban Male Setting the Bar

Youth Day 2012 SATURDAY, JANUARY 14 TH from 11AM until 6PM at the Downtown New Haven Free Public Librar, New Haven, Connecticut. Continue reading

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Author Take Part in multimedia pow-wow “Fighting Back: Violence In Our Cities.”

For Immediate Release December 6, 2011 FOR MORE INFORMATION: Elizabeth Benton Director of Communications 203-946-7660, 203-675-8291 (cell) -MEDIA ADVISORY- Mayor DeStefano and Chief Esserman to Participate in Multimedia Forum on Violence Reduction WHO:    Mayor John DeStefano Jr., Police Chief Dean Esserman, Author David … Continue reading

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Preview from new book “Young Urban Males.”

In 2007, many American urban leaders were introduced to urban gun violence; the newest dilemma eroding the integrity of our “best practice society.” No more simple solutions and punch line words of deterrent like “JUST SAY NO!” Urban gun violence … Continue reading

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Despite Connecticut’s great wealth, one in ten children lives in poverty

Child Poverty in Connecticut: January 2009 Connecticut is one of the wealthiest states in the nation, which compounded with its highly skilled workforce, makes the cost of living very high.1 The state was one of three states in the nation … Continue reading

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