CHOOSE GANG FREE will promote change through opportunity,
education, and collaboration, and restore hope by empowering youth
and families to choose a gang free lifestyle.
G E T C O N N E C T E D
CHOOSE GANG FREE IN THE COMMUNITY
WHAT OUR CLIENTS ARE SAYING...
CHOOSE GANG FREE has helped me out with what the consequences are of being in a gang.
When I was stuck you taught me how to get unstuck." - CGF Client - (7th Grade)
Before CHOOSE GANG FREE I was in a gang. Because of this program it made me realize how bad it is to be in a gang and how it sometimes was a life or death situation. I wanna thank this program for helping me quit the gang life. Because of CHOOSE GANG FREE I quit the gang." - CGF Client - (8th Grade)
The CHOOSE GANG FREE Program has helped me choose better routes to take and I've started to stay more out of drama and fights. Also I've been paying more attention to classes than other things." - CGF Client - (8th Grade)
CHOOSE GANG FREE has helped me stay out of trouble for sure. I stopped messing with the wrong people. And I've been trying harder in school, getting my grades up and working on my attendance." - CGF Client - (8th Grade)
CHOOSE GANG FREE helped me by stayin on the right path and no mo streets. It gave me sum to do instead of bringin ma life to harm."
- CGF Client - (7th Grade)
The CHOOSE GANG FREE Program helped me get through a lot. Especially knowing someone has my back. Also CHOOSE GANG FREE makes me feel like I ain't the only one going through these kinds of things. The program has helped me a lot." - CGF Client - (7th Grade)
The CHOOSE GANG FREE program has helped me a lot. It helped me physically and mentally because they went deep to the point where I kinda changed. Because my advocate would help me a lot. We talk about life and it helps me through my problems and life decisions. My advocate helps me and talks to me as if she's experienced this. We relate to a lot of things and that's what helped me get through life and my decisions. I feel like I have become better because of this. This was like therapy." - CGF Client - (8th Grade)
My CHOOSE GANG FREE advocate helped me out of a gang by talking to me about the consequences. I learned how to control myself better. CHOOSE GANG FREE is good because it helps kids out of gangs." - CGF Client - (8th Grade)
I thought about joining a gang many times and thinking about all the stuff we talked about in the CHOOSE GANG FREE program has helped me choose to not join a gang." - CGF Client - (7th Grade)
Through CHOOSE GANG FREE I have learned that I control how my life will be affected by the decisions I make." - CGF Client - (7th Grade)
CHOOSE GANG FREE is good for schools because it helps me as a better kid and a better student. I learned so much from my CHOOSE GANG FREE Advocate. They prevent me from joining a gang or even being involved with that stuff. She encourages me to do better and how to stay away from gang violence. The CHOOSE GANG FREE program helped me when I was caring about gangs. My advocate stopped me from doing things I know wasn't right for my life. Thanks to CHOOSE GANG FREE I am gang free." - CGF Client - (8th Grade)
The CHOOSE GANG FREE program helped me with thinking about the consequences that were gonna happen if I did the stuff I was about to do." - CGF Client (7th Grade)
CHOOSE GANG FREE taught me how to avoid the dangers in things so my life doesn't twist and fall apart." - CGF Client - (7th Grade)
CHOOSE GANG FREE is a great program. This program has helped me a lot throughout the year. I have learned to ignore drama, gangs, and the negative things in life. I have better grades now and I don't fight as much as I used to. Before the program I used to skip class a lot and I used to let other people's rude comments get the best of me. Now I just let it go because I am in school to learn not fight or skip class. For example, I used to do things whenever I want without thinking. Now I think then do the right thing. I want to say thank you to my advocate and I am thankful we have this program." - CGF Client (8th Grade)
The CHOOSE GANG FREE program has helped me because it shows me how to not get in trouble and how to control my actions." - CGF Client (8th Grade)
CHOOSE GANG FREE taught me the consequences of being in a gang and why you shouldn't join one. I learned what my life could be like if I was to join a gang and how I would live." - CGF Client - (7th Grade)
Through CHOOSE GANG FREE I learned how I can control myself and my actions on what I do so I can have a better future when I grow up."
- CGF Client - (8th Grade)
What helped me most in the CHOOSE GANG FREE program were the lessons that my advocate teaches. The lessons help me be a better person. My advocate has our backs at any time." - CGF Client (8th Grade)
CHOOSE GANG FREE has helped me pay more attention in class and do more work and actually try to get my grade up. Instead of trying to start fights I stay away from the drama. CHOOSE GANG FREE helps more than you think it would and it shows how bad it really is to do the things gangs do. What I've learned so far is that getting an education and staying in school is better than drinking, smoking, stealing and trying to be involved in gang activity." - CGF Client - (8th Grade)
The CHOOSE GANG FREE program has helped me with do not do something without thought stopping and thinking about it before doing it. The CHOOSE GANG FREE program is the best cause it helps people get out of their gang stuff and drugs. CHOOSE GANG FREE is the best!"
-CGF Client (8th Grade
My CHOOSE GANG FREE advocate has helped me stay outta trouble. They always came me down when I am mad. They are always there when I need them. They have helped me get out of a gang. They are an amazing person." -CGF Client (8th Grade)
The CHOOSE GANG FREE program has helped me stay out of trouble and has helped me make good choices and made me think about my life and how to make it better." -CGF Client (8th Grade)
The CHOOSE GANG FREE program helps all kids with staying out of trouble and staying out of gangs, which helps them in doing good with school work. It can also help with having an advocate. this helps with having a person to talk to about personal things and to get things off your mind. It also helps with stress. f you are stressed then you talk about your problems. These are all great reasons we should having this program and an advocate. Join the CHOOSE GANG FREE program!" -CGF Client (8th Grade)
CHOOSE GANG FREE helps keep me in check. It keeps me out of trouble. Having an advocate in my school gives me a place to go for a lot of different things. CHOOSE GANG FREE also stops kids from joining gangs, doing things gang related, or doing bad things or illegal things, like rob, kill, and sell drugs. Advocates give us someone we can talk to when we feel stressed out or when we just want to chill and hang out. The CHOOSE GANG FREE program helps kids very helpfully." - CGF Client (8th Grade)
CGF CLIENT - (7th GRADE)