Comin’ Up: saying goodbye to the gang life

first_img + posts Beth Griffithhttps://www.tcu360.com/author/beth-griffith/ Beth Griffith Linkedin Beth Griffithhttps://www.tcu360.com/author/beth-griffith/ Twitter Severe thunderstorms moving through Fort Worth Beth Griffithhttps://www.tcu360.com/author/beth-griffith/ TAGSBoys and Girls ClubFort WorthgangsTango Blast Facebook Beth Griffithhttps://www.tcu360.com/author/beth-griffith/ Beth Griffith is a senior journalism major from Cleburne, Texas. She will commission as a 2LT Military Intelligence officer in the United States Army in May. In her free time, she is authoring a clean eating cook book and enjoys volunteering and boxing. ReddIt Facebook Twitter IMAGE: Good Karma Things for single people to do on Valentine’s Day Fort Worth set to elect first new mayor in 10 years Saturday ReddIt Linkedin Ripple Effect: TCU professor talks gravitational waves Previous articleSevere thunderstorms moving through Fort WorthNext articleLow oil prices affect funding for planned Spencer and Marlene Hays Business Commons Beth Griffith RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Grains to grocery: One bread maker brings together farmers and artisans at locally-sourced store printClick the image above to view the full story.According to a report by the Texas Department of Public Safety, there are more than 4,600 gangs reported in Texas with more than 100,000 members.According to the same report, DFW gang Tango Blast is the most prominent gang threat in Texas with many members in Fort Worth. The Fort Worth Boys and Girls Club has a program, Comin’ Up: Gang Intervention, that serves more than 1,000 gang-involved youth between 13 and 24 years old in Fort Worth communities.The program provides needs-based services and activities to reduce gang violence and influence positive change. Click on the picture above to discover the story of the Comin’ Up program and the youth working to turn their lives around. Abortion access threatened as restrictive bills make their way through Texas Legislature last_img

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