Tuesday October 17, 2017

Welcome to GATE America - Gang Training & Education

The G.A.T.E. Program was award the Frederick Milton Thrasher Award by the National Gang Crime Research Center for "Exemplary Programs in Gang Prevention".
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MISSION STATEMENT

To educate school aged youth about the dangers of gang involvement.  To de-mystify gangs and address the media’s portrayal of gang members, in television and movies.  To teach youths to Say No Thank you, and walk away.  To promote positive decision making skills and give alternatives to joining a gang.  To encourage positive self-image and self-esteem, self discipline and demonstrate socially acceptable behavior during later unsupervised activities.

OBJECTIVES OF THE GATE PROGRAM

Objective #1 - TO VALUE DECISIONS THEY MAKE, AND TO UNDERSTAND THE DANGERS OF JOINING A GANG.

Objective #2 - TO RESPECT LAWS AND RULES PROHIBITING GANGS

Objective #3 - TO EDUCATE ABOUT THE DANGERS OF DRUGS AND REMAINING DRUG FREE

Objective #4 - TO RECOGNIZE AND RESIST PRESSURES OF GANGS

Objective #5 - TO PROMOTE ACTIVITIES THAT REINFORCE THE POSITIVE, GANG FREE ELEMENTS OF STUDENT LIFE.

Objective #6 - TO PROMOTE THE REDUCTION OF GUN VIOLENCE AND THE PROLIFERATION OF ACTS OF VIOLENCE COMMITTED WITH WEAPONS.

Objective #7 - TO ADDRESS THE DANGERS SURROUNDING SCHOOL RELATED VIOLENCE

 
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