Youth Crime Watch’s Schools and Peace programs are base key philosophies of generic components; including conflict resolution, mediation/mentoring, drugs, crimes and violence education, action projects, cross generational and peer education etc. Each of these components goes a long way helping the society work with and respect youth.
YCWL’s Crime, Drugs and Violence prevention program works in partnership with communities, schools, crime prevention professionals like the Liberia National Police, UNMIL Civilian Police and other security related organizations; using both formal or informal skills building activities that addresses the facts and consequences that accompany crime, drugs and violence. We teach preventive methods in an effort to change attitudes, knowledge and behaviors in youth and their community.
Through our crime reporting network (provide link) and partners, we acquire valuable information that we share with community members during our training programs or patrols. Education is the third component of our program and it involves public service announcements, music, posters, forums, and many other creative approaches to “spread the word.” We empower our participants and community members through education on crime prevention, reporting and methods of addressing issues that are a threat to individual and community safety.
Our aim is to help people to understand a problem (such as a sort of crime), by creating awareness and education and encourage them to take action to prevent or stop it.
We are open to your ideas and support. Get involved and follow our projects below:
- YCW Schools (Crimes Awareness, Education and Reporting)
- iCare Project
- Sports for Change