Youth Empowerment Services

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Youth Empowerment for Success is a multiprogram division within Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County that works with gang-impacted youth. In this Town Hall, presenters So’o Poumele, Jose Marquez, Monica Bravo, and Daniel Coleman describe their approach to working with gang-impacted youth, as well as developing and maintaining collaborative relationships with partners.

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