Kids Play is a non profit organization working towards keeping kids away from the lifestyle of drugs, gangs, and violence.READ MORE
The vision at Kids Play is to create young leaders within the community by getting them involved in sports and other recreational activities. Kids Play wants the youth to obtain opportunities that will allow them to excel in aspect of life.
Organizing sports tournaments, conferences, and other projects to keep the youth away from the lifestyle of drugs, gangs, and violence.
In the last 15 years, the rate of violent crime among young people has increased by 30%. From gangland style killings stretching from Vancouver to Toronto, Canadian cities are struggling with a wave of youth crime that was unimaginable a couple of decades ago. Many experts attribute the spike in youth crime to the increased number of street gangs-often the perpetrators of youth crime. Research indicates that youth seek comfort from those who welcome them and reinforce their sense of belonging.
Unfortunately, some youth have no choice to turn to street gangs in order to satisfy their need for approval, belonging and self-worth.There is no consensus among experts on how to reduce youth crime.READ MORE