Believe it or not the number one cause of death among black and Hispanic teens in our country is homicide. That's why events geared for at risks youths are so important.
Today Rockford hosted two such events at Roosevelt High School, Richard Santana was the guest speaker of a summit called "Homeboy Goes To Harvard."
Santana also spoke at the second annual youth risk behavior workshop today at Giovanni's. The kids also heard from the Rockford Police Department Gang Unit and drug free schools coordinator Katie Billington at the workshop at Giovanni's.