We want to see a safe community, where young people have an opportunity to grow and stay here," said Frank McGhee, YIP director.
You have to have several different strategies going on before and after the event to sustain it," McGhee
These individuals knew that if they wanted to be elected, they had to get through this group," says McGhee
, who adds that the incident also resulted in Youth Voice, a new campaign on the west side that is modeled after the YIP
It's a good thing that makes the program more effective to reach all populations," says McGhee
We have to be able to let them know that they can have a meaningful impact once they organize," said McGhee