Manny Velasquez


Gang intervention worker for the last 30 years; Director of Youth Development at Positive Alternatives for Youth in the San Fernando Valley, he teaches a gang social-work class at Cal State Northridge

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New Gang Initiatives and a New 'Gang Czar' in Los Angeles

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