Breaking the Cycle of Violence

at the University of Massachusetts Boston


The youth provide an important innovative and unique perspective on violence in our communities. This group will be the catalyst to empowering the voice of the youth in the dialogue of the culture of violence.

  1. Read the charge of the four components of BCVI – Provide a youth perspective on each component.
  2. Identify what you are going to do address the violence in our communities
  3. Identify other youth populations that are not represented in BCVI and develop and outreach plan
  4. Present the youth perspective you identified for each component of BCVI to the respective group.