Post Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report, officials suggest more youth support

By on February 02, 2017

Wilmington youth need improved recreation, education, employment, and mental health services if they’re going to avoid becoming victims and perpetrators of gun violence as adults.That’s according to a community advisory council formed in the aftermath of a historic federal study of Wilmington’s epidemic of violence and created to develop strategies to intervene in the lives of those displaying warning signs. The council published a report recommending early intervention, ongoing support, and coordinated community services for at-risk youth in Wilmington. Read more.

This report is line with the Personalized Learning recommendations found in Student Success 2025.