The impact of gangs and gang member peer pressure is a complicated issue that affects all communities. In this assignment, you will examine the history and complex nature of gang violence in society.
You will write a 4- to 6-page report that includes a discussion on the types of gang violence, specific examples of gang violence, possible explanations for the growth of gang violence, the impact of gang violence on surrounding businesses and communities, and society’s reactions. Select a gang from the list given below and use specific examples about that gang to support your report.
Note: You may ask your instructor about researching a gang that is not in this list.
Include the following in your report:
Note: You may click the link http://www.ojjdp.gov/jjbulletin/9808/history.html for information on the history of youth gangs.