Wednesday, August 7 • 2:45pm - 3:45pm
Gangs in the Entertainment Industry-SESSION CANCELLED

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This presentation is designed to help raise awareness of the negative influences of street gang culture and will address the impact the entertainment industry has on the growing prevalence of gangs in the United States. The target population for this presentation is Law Enforcement officers and prevention professionals who wish to gain more knowledge about gangs and current industry influences. The presentation will cover the dangers of street gangs and youth violence, grooming of prospective gang members, child and female sexual exploitation, myths surroundings gangs and street culture, and the influence of the entertainment and music industry. The presentation aims to raise awareness and provide a greater understanding of the nature of gangs and peers who participate in gang-related activities. Participants will leave the presentation with a better understanding of the definition of a gang, the meaning behind rap music, and the influence on the gang culture. Rap is the culture stone of expression and communication among today's youth.


Wednesday August 7, 2019 2:45pm - 3:45pm EDT
Room 102 476 Hubbard Drive Lancaster, SC 29720