‘ThrYve’ program works to prevent violence among youth in KCK through community engagement

Screenshot of video segment featuring Jomella-Watson Thompson.

ThrYve, a local group in partnership with the University of Kansas Health System, says they are working to prevent violent crime among youth.

‘ThrYve stands for Together Helping Reduce Youth Violence for Equity,’ said Jomella Watson Thompson, director of ThrYve. ‘(It’s a) youth violence prevention initiative, where ultimately we are focused on providing safe and supportive communities for our youth and our families through collaborative partnership.’