TITLE

Youth groups unite against violence

PUB. DATE
October 2008
SOURCE
Children & Young People Now (Haymarket Business Publications Ltd;10/30/2008, p7
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that a coalition of youth organisations has been set up to co-ordinate efforts to combat knife and gun crime in south London, England. It states that the coalition, which is called Enough! Make Youth Violence History, aims to raise the involvement of charities in anti-crime schemes, lobby central government for funding and provide advice to community groups on gaining funding for anti-crime projects.
ACCESSION #
35373008

 

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