Gang Involvement

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Gang Involvement

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If you suspect your child is involved in a gang, firstly there are several signs of what that might look like, namely an extreme drop in grades, tattoos, hand signals, an increase in phone action, texting, emailing, out late at night, sometimes for several days maybe they go missing and really a severe change in behavior. So what a parent needs to do is talk to the child, open the lines of communication, create trust because if the child does not feel like you have their back, like the parent has their back and really wants the best for them and loves them, again unconditionally, and is so key for so many of these points is that the child feels loved unconditionally. So talk to the child. Ask questions. Find out what is happening in their lives, what is happening at school. And create that. It might not happen overnight but over time. And it could be a surprisingly short period of time you could really get to know what is happening in your child´s life.
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Leigh Rachel Faith

Champions Against Bullying

Passionate about building safe communities for children, Faith has served as Champions Against Bullying’s Youth Coordinator and Spokesperson since its inception in 2003. Taking the reigns as Director of Operations, she spearheaded the organization’s expansion across the United States and assisted the organization’s process in gaining nonprofit status in 2008.

Faith’s extensive background in psychology, her work as an actress and dancer in film, television and theatre, in addition to her years in tutoring, has earned her a strong following as a mentor for young children. She brings a variety of talent and experience to the table and is an invaluable asset to the development of new programs and initiatives for Champions Against Bullying.

While continuing her career as a film and TV actress, every day is an opportunity for Faith to make a difference in the world. She is dedicated to the empowerment of all children around the globe. In her workshops and presentations, Faith informs and inspires her audience – kids, educators and parents - to take action and join her in protecting children and enhancing their lives.

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