By Supervisor Todd Spitzer, (Portions courtesy Anaheim Community Foundation)
(Anaheim, CA) – A report on at-risk youth in Anaheim finds that many who could benefit from community support go unserved. The 2013 Anaheim Youth Services Assessment, produced by the Anaheim Community Foundation, was released last week and calls for a unified approach to address gaps in service.
“It’s important for our kids to have a safe place to go, where they can find supportive adults and a sense of community,” said Supervisor Todd Spitzer, who represents portions of Anaheim. “If we don’t provide these services to every child who needs them, we will continue to see neighborhoods decline as we lose teens to gang violence.” Continue reading