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Entries in youth violence (4)
Operation SNUG is a Harlem based organization that addresses youth violence by doing direct action and outreach in Harlem streets. All Things Harlem recently caught up with them doing community outreach in central Harlem.
Operation S.N.U.G. (“guns” spelled backwards) is a multi-faceted, community empowerment
and youth development approach in response to the increase in gun and gang violence by youth
and young adults throughout New York State.
They held a panel discussion on Malcolm X Blvd on youth violence, police community relations, and Jim Crow. Here is video from the event.
On 8/9/10 Harlem Community Groups, leaders, and residents met up on the corner of 144th and Lenox to discuss the deadly shooting to that took place at a block party there this weekend. Luis Soto was killed, Luis Alvarez suffered 21 bullet wounds. At least six others were hurt in the shootout, including two NYPD officers. Many questions remain unanswered as the investigation continues. - produced by freelance digital journalist