ERIC Number: EJ562276
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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The Little Village Project: A Community Approach to the Gang Problem.
Spergel, Irving A.; Grossman, Susan F.
Social Work, v42 n5 p456-70 Sep 1997
Reports preliminary evidence on an innovative approach to gang violence which relies on community mobilization, social intervention, suppression, opportunities provision, organizational development, and targeting. Describes program processes and outcomes. The project involved teams of community youth workers, tactical police officers, adult probation officers, and representatives of a neighborhood organization. (RJM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Identifiers - Location: Illinois (Chicago)