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UHD Hosts Harris County Juvenile Gang Symposium

UHD was the host for the 2014 Juvenile Gang Symposium from the Harris County Juvenile Probation Department.

This two-day event was intended to serve as a practitioner's approach to gang intervention. Topics covered included working with Hispanic families, the impact of human trafficking, readiness for change and gangs on school campuses, among others.

The featured keynote speakers was Edward Latessa, an author who has published more than 150 works on criminal justice, corrections and juvenile justice. The special guest for the conference was Harris County Sheriff Adrian Garcia.

Juvenile Gang Symposium. May 6, 2014