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Chicago Wrestles Anew With Youth Violence

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Chicago is reeling yet again from beatings and killings of teenagers.

Saturday was the funeral for 16-year-old honors student Derrion Albert, who was kicked and beaten to death as he walked home from school on Sept. 24. (See coverage of the funeral here, here and here.) Just last week, a 14-year-old student was chased and beaten, sustaining critical injuries.

The latest tragedies have sparked agony and reflection nationwide, particuarly in in black communities, according to the Chicago Tribune, and have drawn high-level calls for solidarity and solutions. The Rev. Jesse Jackson and Minister Louis Farrakhan appeared at Saturday's funeral, along with Chicago schools CEO Ron Huberman and the city's police superintendent, Jody Weis. U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and Attorney General Eric Holder are headed to the Windy City this week to facilitate conversation about solutions to the violence crisis.

Last month, Huberman revealed a haunting new probability model that aims $30 million worth of special supports at the 1,200 students who are identified as being most likely to be shot.

If there is any creepier indicator of the magnitude of this problem, please tell me what it is.

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I was made to feel as though, I was deemed as unworthy to
be treated with equality and it hurt me in my own mind yes but it also was in effect assigning my life to an under class of life style.
  Filled with repeat of crime and incarceration violence and worst, an attitude that I was a gangster , a criminal, and many other undesirable self imagery and self descriptions, in the ranks of people who have gotten themselves locked up in prisons or jails in some cases, but now find themselves out of prison and unable find a job.

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I did this because even though I have experienced all of the above personally being a gang member a criminal and prisoner myself, that is not enough. I wanted a well rounded perspective to base my findings upon. To come up with a plan of solutions to resolve this self-destructive behavior, at its root, this in my view is at the home and family units.
Now I will give to you an over view of a few plans to resolve gang , crime and violence problems . Thus number one is my martial arts schools for self-defense training. We will begin to bring young persons into our self-defense schools and teach them true self-defense, moral values and respect for ones own-self , parents, associates and home ,community . Then there is our entrepreneurship business plan which I spoke about above. Our parenting program serves to make a connection between the schools , the students , the instructors and the businesses and meeting the needs of our students at every level; which
is a plan to get involved in supporting family units and encouraging unity, love as well as respect for family values. Young people don’t fail because they are not good enough to do well. They fail because they don’t believe they can do well, because we are responsible to provide the opportunity but we are missing the mark of setting the stage of expectations the tell your child yes you can be excellent because we have provided a way for you. If you follow these pathways that we have established then you will pass by all of the drug dealers the rap stars, and the sports stars too.
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prove to these kids that they can overcome failures with enormous success. I am also setting up ladders of opportunities to enable youth to climb into new heights and to see new visions , new possibilities and reach new realities for themselves. For it is true quoting Mr. Neapolitan Hill, “ Whatever the mind can conceive and believe the mind can achieve “. I want to give the youth a new vision for themselves, all colors all races just all kids, need to be loved and encouraged to love one another.
My goal is to create wealth opportunities so that in effect I will subtract from the number of negative by creating a positive. Some have been criticized for suggesting that the drug trafficking problem is in part our own responsibility but I must confess that the assumption that we do have a partial responsibility for creating the problem because of creating a demand has merit. The un spoken factor though is that many of the people who are assisting the imports and the distributions of drugs are doing it purely for financial reasons.
I propose a new venue of financial opportunities that will redirect so many young peoples ideas , their aspirations and their lives. The shift will effect not only the youth of today but this plan as I have outlined with all of its components, the martial arts and self- defense schools, the security and protection services job creation, the clothing entrepreneurship clothing’s business plan.
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We are going to give financial support and counseling support, to help the family units operate to the advantage of guiding their young people to achieve any dreams they may have. There are more plans for community development stimulants and youth development proactive community centers planned, if you are interested , please contact me personally or someone in my organization soon.
Thank you! Mr. Gilbert Wainwright Founder/ C.E.O United Coast to Coast, One Love 2009

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