R.A.C.E.’s seeks to increase internal capacity to reach more clients with the end goal reducing gang-related violence in West Athens and Westmont neighborhoods. R.A.C.E.’s target populations are individuals and families that are involved or at-risk for involvement in gang activity and community violence.
R.A.C.E.’s population demographics are Black/African American and Latino youth, individuals and families from ages 14 and up. R.A.C.E. plans to hire additional staff needed to support the Workforce Readiness and Life Skills Program and its major activities, including increased services as well as improved impact measurement.
"It is all about keeping kids safe I'm going to school from the danger of violence a place in our community"