Breaking the Cycle of Violence

Breaking the Cycle of Violence

This report from Laureus “Sport for Good Foundation” articulates how we believe sports initiatives can best be designed to meet the challenge of urban youth violence.

Some key features are being suggested that should shape these kinds of interventions:
• A focus on the similarities between gang and sporting experience – meeting young people’s need for belonging, status and excitement in a positive way

• A commitment to engage whole groups rather than individuals – working with entrenched hierarchies rather than trying to displace them

• Inclusion of peer mentors into project structures to provide realistic role models and a     pathway for future project leaders

• A rooting in the local community and in particular local sports clubs

• Close links with educational and career opportunities for young people involved

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