Something is Wrong – Exploring the Roots of Youth Violence

Something is Wrong - Exploring the Roots of Youth Violence

A 382-page pdf curriculum guide addressing violence in the lives of youth. From the introduction:” The Chicago Freedom School, Project NIA and Teachers for Social Justice have partnered along with other volunteers to develop a curriculum guide in order to contribute to the ongoing efforts by young people and their adult allies to analyze the root causes of youth violence and to create local solutions”

The authors “wanted to create a curriculum that would provide a holistic view of violence in the lives of young people across a number of arenas. Through this curriculum, we want to challenge youth to think about a) the roots of violence in their lives; b) the enforcers and victims of violence; c) the effects of violence on both victims and perpetrators; and d) how violence can ultimately be minimized through systemic changes.”

  • Format: pdf
  • Publisher: Project NIA, Chicago Freedom School, Teachers for Social Justice
  • Author: Mariame Kaba, J. Cyriac Mathew, Nathan Haines
  • Resource Release Date: 01/01/2010
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