Chapter TWO, Inc. provides gang prevention and intervention services to youth and young adults between the ages of 14 – 25. Certified Staff members work with middle school youth, high school youth, and young adults, engages community group’s institutions and individuals to keep youths out of gangs.
Programs include; Structured after-school programs that include tutoring and homework assistance to engage youth in alternatives to gangs; Case management that targets the highest at-risk youth and their families which includes counseling, mentoring, parenting classes, anger management and life skills training; CHAPTER TWO, INC. organizes after-school activities such as sports and recreation activities, art programs and field trips.
Gang intervention workers work directly with gang members to assist with conflict resolution, provide information, and give referrals and crisis intervention to defuse potentially violent situations. Intervention also includes the maintenance of a long standing Cease Fire between the largest and most active African American gangs and Hispanic gangs in South Central Los Angeles, creating positive alternative activities for rival gangs to get to know one another as well as providing employment opportunities to gang members.