About half of the shootings in NYC are gang related. Because the majority of gangs and street crews are made up of young teens and adults in their early twenties, several organizations have launched efforts to stop the violence. The groups NEXT Steps and Youth Organizing to Save Our Streets (Y.O. S.O.S) are two in the city that regularly host programs designed to help young people channel their frustrations without resorting to violence.
Korean Americans in NYC rally their community to fight domestic violence
With the COVID-19 pandemic posing an increasing number of cases of domestic violence, particularly within the Korean American community, one organization has collaborated to aid those suffering in silence.