Latino Adolescents’ Community Violence Exposure: After-school Activities and Familismo as Risk and Protective Factors


Low-income, urban adolescents are exposed to extremely high rates of witnessing and being victimized by community violence. Such violence exposure presents serious implications for youth’s development and psychological well-being. In a sample of 223 ninth-grade Latino adolescents, we examine: (1) what types of after-school activity participation increase or… (More)


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