Juntos helping to fight gang violence
The anti-gang and -drug abuse group Juntos has partnered with a Walla Walla fitness studio to open its doors to youths on Friday nights. Group organizer Rick Aguilar said free cardio and strength training along with boxing and kickboxing classes will be for any middle or high school student who wants to attend .
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#1 Nov 29, 2016
Keep rewarding criminals, sure to end well.
#2 Nov 29, 2016
Why not teach them knife fighting, firearms skills, to go with the kickboxing and other training to help them become better criminals.
#3 Oct 21, 2017
There is not much to do in town after hours. Why not try to get them interested in something else other than hanging out on the streets. If you can get at least one off the streets and into something then we are a +1 to the good. Unfortunately we can't change the minds of all of them and then it will cost us more tax dollars to house them in the jails.
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