The Impact of Gang Violence on Children, 29 November 2017

The last few months has seen an alarming increase in gang related violence. This has impacted children both, as victims of gang violence and as perpetrators of violence. This Roundtable sought to understand the causes and consequences of such violence with a particular focus on children. The Roundtable was addressed by Lucille Meyer of the Chrysalis Academy; Robin Coxson of Plea for Peace and Leonie Adonis, Manenberg mother and class assistant.  The Roundtable was attended by a broad range guests involved in providing alternatives to gang involvement.

L-R: Fr Matsepane Morare SJ (Researcher, CPLO), Mr Robin Coxson, Ms Lucille Meyer, and Ms Leonie Adonis