Youth, Parents, and Community

Resources

The resources page contains useful links and articles to help combat gangs in BC and to support the positive development of young people at risk of gang involvement. Click a title below to read more about a given resource.

Youth
Families
Gang Prevention

The first module disputes the myth of having lots of money, fancy cars, power and that transporting a little bit of drugs is no big deal.

Youth
Families
Gang Prevention

The second module focuses specifically on female involvement in gangs. Girls have a role to play too, and they aren’t immune to the violence that accompanies the lifestyle.

Youth
Families
Gang Prevention

The third module highlights the misconception that gang members will be your friends, people you count on, and that that lifestyle will earn you respect. However...

Youth
Families
Gang Prevention

The fourth module focuses on the belief that a gang is like a brotherhood and support system. The reality of the situation is that you are entirely alone, fighting a losing battle.

Youth
Families
Gang Prevention

The myth of living a long and happy life is demystified entirely in the fifth module. It is no secret, but many gangsters don’t live past the age of 30.

Youth
Gang Prevention
Community Crime Prevention

The Justice Education Society has produced an educational video that illustrates the dangers of gang involvement. It presents a scenario where young gang members struggle with their criminal activities, feel threatened, and recruit another youth into their gang.

Youth
Gang Prevention

Three real-life ex-gang members speak about their experiences getting recruited by criminal gangs, what it was like, and how they got out.

Youth
Support for Victims

www.wtf411.ca is a website which provides information on a wide range of topics, programs and services for youth.  

Youth
Gang Prevention

A variety of anti-gang videos by youth throughout Vancouver

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