Date of Award

Summer 8-9-2017

Degree Type

Thesis

Degree Name

M.A.

Degree Program

English

Department

English

Major Professor

Rioux, Dr. Anne Boyd

Second Advisor

Dr. Dan Doll

Third Advisor

Bruce Rutledge

Abstract

Gun violence in New Orleans has grown exponentially over the years. As a society we often forget to reflect on how gun violence effects the youth in our communities. Local members of the community in New Orleans have decided to come together to form organizations that can produce better outcomes for the youth in the New Orleans area, two of those organizations being Son of A Saint and the Youth Empowerment Project. Both of these organizations have started the journey to decreasing the amount of gun violence in the city.

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