Beyond the Headlines

Show topic: At-Risk Youth - Crime

BEYOND THE HEADLINES
July 25, 2010
At-Risk Youth - Crime
Hosted by ABC7's Cheryl Jennings

This week's "Beyond the Headlines" looks at at-risk youth and preventing crime. We highlight ways in which we can all get involved in our communities to make our neighborhoods a safer, crime-free place.

We also consider the benefits of getting youth involved in community programs as a means of rehabilitation, rather than relying on youth incarceration. Successful Bay Area programs, like "The Phoenix Project of Marin" and "Old Skool Café," reach out to at-risk youth and provide them with opportunities and a place to belong.

Studio Guests:

Barry Krisberg
Berkeley Center for Criminal Justice
www.law.berkeley.edu/bccj.htm

Felicia Gaston
Creator and Director, The Phoenix Project of Marin
www.phoenixprojectofmarin.org

Dan Nackerman
Executive Director, County of Marin Housing Authority
www.marinhousing.org

Teresa Goines
Founder, Oldskool Cafe
www.oldskoolcafe.org

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