Much of the violence greasers are exposed to is because of their poverty. Thus, providing the poor children with facilities and doing charity work are some ways in which we can respond to the gang activity.
In the movie Colors, the leader of the Hispanic gang discloses to the cop that he would not like his younger brother to join a gang when he is grown up. The leader regrets being the way he is and would not like to see his younger brother in his boots taking into consideration all that happened to him in the past. In spite of this, the younger brother imitates the elder brother and cultivates a desire to be like him, and ultimately he becomes a member of a gang just like the Hispanic leader did one day. Thus, the younger brother joins gang because of his elder brother’s association with one. Had the elder brother not been part of a gang, the younger might not have opted to be part of one as well.
In the movie Colors, the older members of gangs make the younger ones take the drugs with them and sell them for profit. The main crime activity of the gangs was drug dealing. Moreover, the gangs also commit a lot of murders. It so happens that one of the gang members of the Gang Bloods gets murdered. This event triggers a series of murders among the two street gangs. The uninterrupted and frequent incidents of murders lead them to a gang war.
The easiest and the most fundamental way to respond to a gang activity is intervention. Intervention can be adopted as a strategy to reduce youth’s involvement in the gangs. Intervention essentially requires people to work with the teenagers and adolescents who form part of the gangs and counsel them into finding their way out of the gang. Intervention is important because kids imitate their elders. Elders leaving gangs will generate positive impulse for the kids. Kids would realize that the elder relative did not feel comfortable with the gang and that the gang