Over the past twenty years, youth violence has been skyrocketing in Philadelphia. According to the Philadelphia District Attorney’s office over 40% of the murders victims and 60% of the murderers were under the age of 25. Youth between the ages of 14 – 24 years are more likely to die from being victim of crime than a car accident.
These astounding statistics are the primary reasons that Philadelphia Department of Human Service’s Community Engagement Unit and the Support…Continue
Added by Michael Rice on June 21, 2011 at 5:11pm — No Comments