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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Tuesday, March 23, 2010

Legislators to discuss gangs, youth violence at briefing

Advertiser Staff

An informational briefing on youth violence and gangs is set for Thursday at Farrington High School.

The briefing will be before the Senate and House Human Services committees.
The gathering is meant to raise awareness about youth in gangs and a “growing crisis of gangs and gang-related violence,” according to an agenda.
Adult Friends for Youth, police, teachers and former gang members will testify.
The briefing kicks off at 10 a.m. in the Farrington auditorium. For more information, call 586-6050.