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The City of Los Angeles Mayor’s Office of Gang Reduction and Youth Development (GRYD) was established in July of 2007 to address gang violence in a comprehensive and coordinated way throughout the City. GRYD implements a Comprehensive Strategy to drive funding and practice decisions across areas designated as GRYD Zones. GRYD currently provides gang intervention and prevention services in 23 GRYD Zones throughout the City of Los Angeles, along with community engagement programming, and various other initiatives.

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Thank you to Alma Family Services (AFS), St. Francis Center, Southern California Crossroads, Chapter Two Inc. and GRYD staff for working side by side in distributing meals and other resources to our communities. Excellent work, team!

GRYD Results at a Glance

185

Estimated Number of Violent Gang Crimes Prevented by
GRYD incident response 2014-15

701,086

Visits to 32 Summer
Night Lights Sites Sites in 2017

83.4%

GRYD Prevention Clients
decreased risk of gang joining

+12.1%

Enrollment Increase in 2017
Intervention & Prevention Services