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Unformatted text preview: The environment I grew up in undoubtedly had huge restrictions on access to guns compared to the article from The Boston Globe. Violence among the youth in part of Georgia does spread pretty wide throughout the rest of the state but not at an appalling amount or rate. I know authorities in my school system are trying to resolve the problem by placing more security in schools, and the idea had helped. I know my area provides more community centers for the children in schools. This contribution allows teens to get off the streets and have activities to do during the day. The leaders at these centers become major role models for the youth as well. With some of the actions already taking place in my area, the youth have something positive to look forward to in life. They also can state that they feel safe in their own neighborhood....
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- Fall '09
- Massachusetts, youth violence, Milton Valencia, major role models