Kush Inc.

Kush Inc.
Program Name: 
Gang Prevention/Positive Lifestyle Change Program
Grant Year: 
2010
Grant Type: 
General Community
Grant Amount: 
$20,000
Interest Area: 
Gang Prevention & Intervention
Grant Purpose: 

The Gang Prevention/Positive Lifestyle Change Program targets at-risk youth, ages 11-14, who reside in the Watts housing development community (Jordan Downs, Imperial Courts and Nickerson Gardens) with gang prevention activities before, during, and after school.

Description: 

Establised in 2005, Kush Inc. aims to address gang violence and promote a better quality of life for at-risk youth in the Watts community.  Led by community leaders, parents, volunteers, and youth, Kush’s programs aim to replace the gang culture with positive activities and events that develop the mind and promote critical thinking skills.