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Victory Over Violence: Exploring the connection between joblessness and violent crime

Victory Over Violence

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – There are many factors that can cause someone to commit a violent crime, including not having a job or access to employment.

Ashlei King and Robert Holt are exploring how joblessness contributes to violence in Arkansas.

Tammy Wheaton and Tenille Hunter from Goodwill Industries of Arkansas will join them to talk about reentry programs and career services and job training programs.

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Cover crime in a responsible manner focusing on impact, response and solutions.  Victory Over Violence aims to unite community groups and leaders and be a resource for reducing violent crime and changing lives through improvements in education, jobs, mentoring and hunger.


 

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